GRE Word List

LAUD

praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise

The meaning of the word laud is praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise.

Random words

WordMeaning
perspicuityclearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
predisposegive an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
nourishprovide with food necessary for life and growth
suppositionassumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
extrovertperson interested mostly in external objects and actions
unearthdig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
contingentdependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
constraintrestraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
palatialof or suitable for a palace; magnificent
capaciousspacious