GRE Word List

INORDINATE

beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands

The meaning of the word inordinate is beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands.

Random words

WordMeaning
dislodgeremove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
euphonysweet sound; ADJ. euphonious
shrivelmake or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
chauvinistblindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
cornucopiahorn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
ruffianviolent scoundrel; bully
automatonmechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
capsize(of a boat) turn over
untenable(of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
enumeratelist; mention one by one