GRE Word List

LIGNEOUS

like wood

The meaning of the word ligneous is like wood.

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WordMeaning
jeopardizeendanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
spasmodicfitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
leery(of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
diffusewordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
congenialpleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
exactingextremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
interpolateinsert between
multifariousvaried; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
overtopen to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
aliasan assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias