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
stultifymake stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
dynamicenergetic; vigorously active
espionagespying
surpassexceed
succulentjuicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
exhalebreathe out; OP. inhale
institutioninstituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
amnesialoss of memory
apologistone who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
queasyexperiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy