GRE Word List
Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #2
Essential English Words with Meanin...
The meaning of the word inculcate is teach (ideas or principles); instill.
|feral||(of an animal) not domestic; wild|
|pariah||social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah|
|retract||withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile|
|whinny||neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make|
|paroxysm||fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst|
|virtue||goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity|
|pernicious||very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia|
|prate||talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly|
|lackadaisical||lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid|