GRE Word List


careless; negligent; not paying enough attention; Ex. lax service

The meaning of the word lax is careless; negligent; not paying enough attention; Ex. lax service.

Random words

boltdoor bar; fastening pin or screw; length of fabric; large roll of cloth; V: dash or dart off; fasten (a door); gobble down
bankheap; piled-up mass; embankment; lateral tilting (as of an aircraft in turning); V: pile up; protect with a bank; tilt in turning
parallelismstate of being parallel; similarity; analogy
vestigetrace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
juntagroup of persons joined in political intrigue; cabal; group of military officers ruling a country after seizing power (by force)
auditexamination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
opprobriuminfamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
debutdebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
aversereluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work