GRE Word List

IMPETUOUS

violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision

The meaning of the word impetuous is violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision.

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WordMeaning
leniencymildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
cholerichot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
acquittaldeliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
leavenadd leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
ultimatefinal; not susceptible to further analysis; fundamental; Ex. The sun is the ultimate source of energy.
whinnyneigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
cringeshrink back as if in fear; cower
migrantchanging its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
askancewith a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
bristleshort stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly