GRE Word List

INDUSTRIOUS

diligent; hard-working; N. industry

The meaning of the word industrious is diligent; hard-working; N. industry.

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WordMeaning
avaricegreediness for wealth
decryexpress strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
tenancypossession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
impenetrablenot able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
congruencecorrespondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
equipoisebalance; balancing force; equilibrium
incubatehatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
repertoirelist of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
haranguelong, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
castrateremove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)