GRE Word List

IMPERIL

put in danger

The meaning of the word imperil is put in danger.

Random words

WordMeaning
fiascototal failure; CF. bottle
tritehackneyed; commonplace
seineseine net; net for catching fish
heresyopinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
ingeniousmarked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
impersonalnot being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
knelltolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
circuitclosed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
doggeddetermined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
spectralghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom