GRE Word List


illusive; deceptive; not real

The meaning of the word illusory is illusive; deceptive; not real.

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treasurekeep as precious; cherish
riptear or be torn quickly and violently; Ex. The sail ripped under the force of the wind; N.
taciturnhabitually silent; talking little
censor(in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
adjutantstaff officer assisting the commander; assistant
carpingpetty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
colanderutensil with perforated bottom used for straining
wantonunrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
bedragglewet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled