GRE Word List

IRREPRESSIBLE

unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back

The meaning of the word irrepressible is unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back.

Random words

WordMeaning
visevice; tool for holding work in place; clamping device
hindmostfurthest behind; farthest to the rear
self-indulgenceexcessive indulgence of one's own desire
effetehaving lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
prizepry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
blackballvote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
mawkishmushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
substantialof substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
burgeongrow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
inditewrite; compose