GRE Word List


scanty; inadequate

The meaning of the word meager is scanty; inadequate.

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permissiveallowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
hubbubconfused uproar; loud noise; din
rancorlong-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
usurylending money at illegal high rates of interest
subterfugestratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
vapidlacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
psychopathicpertaining to mental dearrangement; N. psychopath: person with an antisocial personality disorder
gesticulationmotion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
invidiousdesigned to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
consternationgreat shock; dismay