GRE Word List

IMPERATIVE

absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done

The meaning of the word imperative is absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done.

Random words

WordMeaning
hypotheticalbased on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
seminalrelated to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
monolithicsolidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
presentimentpremonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
construeexplain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
abnegationrenunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
confidetell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
pedestalsupport or base as for a pillar or statue
supplicantone who supplicates; ADJ.
fecundityfertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young