GRE Word List

INSIGHTFUL

discerning; perceptive

The meaning of the word insightful is discerning; perceptive.

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WordMeaning
tumid(of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
dallytrifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
pragmaticpractical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
millenniumthousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
reprisalretaliation
purgatoryplace of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
annalsrecords arranged in yearly parts; history
lionizetreat (a person) as a celebrity
cohortsgroup of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
apiculturebee-keeping