GRE Word List

INVIDIOUS

designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison

The meaning of the word invidious is designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison.

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filibusterblock legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
exceptexclude; N. exception: objection; exclusion; ADJ. exceptional: unusual; of unusually high quality
ultimatefinal; not susceptible to further analysis; fundamental; Ex. The sun is the ultimate source of energy.
eminentrising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
circumlocutionindirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
indifferentunmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad
hallucinationdelusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
variegated(esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
inchoate(of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
exploitmake use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation