GRE Word List

INDUCTIVE

pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general

The meaning of the word inductive is pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general.

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WordMeaning
pragmaticpractical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
furorfrenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
obelisktall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
asepticpreventing infection; having a cleansing effect
misogamyhatred of marriage
decreeauthoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
polemicalaggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
interloperintruder; one who interferes
prominentprotruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent
pursepucker; contract (lips) into wrinkles; N: wallet