GRE Word List

INFERNAL

pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction

The meaning of the word infernal is pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction.

Random words

WordMeaning
spruceneat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
temerityboldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
laudpraise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
scrimmagedisorderly fight between two or more people
gnomedwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
impenetrablenot able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
pensivedreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
sophistteacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
dissensiondisagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
probeexplore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe