GRE Word List


significance; importance; meaning

The meaning of the word import is significance; importance; meaning.

Random words

inducepersuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
careerrush wildly; go at full speed
implodeburst inward; CF. vaccum tube
armadafleet of warships
distinctionhonor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
scapegoatsomeone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
propagateincrease in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
bemusedconfused; lost in thought; preoccupied
motleymulti-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
loutclumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?