GRE Word List

INTRACTABLE

unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child

Immense: IELTS Vocabulary
Immense: IELTS Vocabulary

The meaning of the word intractable is unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child.

Random words

WordMeaning
platonicpurely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
commemoratehonor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
affrontinsult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
gentrypeople of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
tactfulcareful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
grapplewrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
severityharshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
ramificationbranching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
devolvedeputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
adulteratemake impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances