GRE Word List

MARTIAL

warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law

The meaning of the word martial is warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law.

Random words

WordMeaning
deviousroundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
blurtutter impulsively from nervousness or excitement
prosperitygood fortune and financial success; physical well-being
parasiteanimal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
extirpateroot up; uproot; destroy completely
spruceneat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
implicitunderstood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
mimepantomime(act without dialogue); mimicry; mimer; V: mimic; pantomime
whiffpuff or gust (of air, scent, etc.); short-lasting smell; hint; Ex. whiff of perfume/scandal
reciterepeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation