GRE Word List

MANIACAL

raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm

The meaning of the word maniacal is raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm.

Random words

WordMeaning
knolllittle round hill; hillock
speechlessunable for the moment to speak (because of strong feeling); Ex. speechless with anger
prizepry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
germinalpertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
trampwalk with a heavy step; travel on foot; N: vagrant; one who travels aimlessly about; long walk; sound of heavy walking
shrewdclever; astute
chancellorlegal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
gaucheclumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
reiteraterepeat
ceremoniousmarked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy