GRE Word List

JARGON

language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk

The meaning of the word jargon is language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk.

Random words

WordMeaning
asteroidsmall planet
rococoornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
ruminatechew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
prevaricatelie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
prurienthaving or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
cornucopiahorn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
potpourriheterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
dormerwindow projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
bigotone who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
maudlineffusively sentimental