GRE Word List
Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #1
Essential English Words with Meanin...
The meaning of the word impetuous is violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision.
|decorous||proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)|
|diabolical||diabolic; devilish; fiendish|
|exemplary||serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model|
|censor||(in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.|
|slither||slip or slide|
|smelt||melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition|
|torpedo||underwater explosive apparatus; V.|
|contend||struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly|
|secular||worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal|