GRE Word List

LINGUISTIC

pertaining to language

The meaning of the word linguistic is pertaining to language.

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WordMeaning
connoisseurperson competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
conceptionbeginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
respirationbreathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
incorporealwithout a material body; insubstantial
suspensestate of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
obnoxiousoffensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
quailcower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
despiselook on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
sybaritelover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
inscrutabledifficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious