GRE Word List

INTERNECINE

mutually destructive

The meaning of the word internecine is mutually destructive.

Random words

WordMeaning
infidelunbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
manneredaffected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
husbanduse sparingly; conserve; save; Ex. husband one's energy; CF. house holder
daubsmear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
cornucopiahorn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
glaciallike a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
whelpyoung animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
marspoil the appearance of
avidgreedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
pterodactylextinct flying reptile; CF. wing+finger