GRE Word List


money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre

The meaning of the word lucre is money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre.

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revertrelapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
predisposegive an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
compoundcombine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
inveighdenounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
disparitydifference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
blundererror; stupid mistake
flighty(esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
authoritariansubordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
glimmershine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope