GRE Word List


(of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy

The meaning of the word inimical is (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy.

Random words

invocationprayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
massChristian religious ceremony; CF. Mass: ceremony of the Eucharist
swearvow; promise; use profane oaths; use offensive words
skinflintmiser; stingy person
ostracizebanish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
sacrosanctinvioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
seineseine net; net for catching fish
supplicatepetition humbly; pray to grant a favor
facileeasily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
repulsiondistaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')