GRE Word List

IMPERMEABLE

impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate

The meaning of the word impermeable is impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate.

Random words

WordMeaning
wagebegin and continue (a war)
bewarebe cautious (of)
conduitaqueduct; passageway for fluids
imperviousimpenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
snubignore or behave coldly toward; Ex. I made a suggestion but she snubbed me; N.
epigramwitty thought or saying, usually short
gorybloody; N. gore: blood (from a wound)
paradoxsomething apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
haphazardrandom; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
galleylow ship with sails (rowed along by slaves)