GRE Word List

METAPHYSICAL

pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality

The meaning of the word metaphysical is pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality.

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WordMeaning
satesatisfy to the full; satisfy to excess; cloy
equivocateuse equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
glareshine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
incriminateaccuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
cruxessential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
overbearingbossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
draftfirst rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
bickerquarrel
distracttake (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
pert(esp. of a girl or young woman) impertinent; forward; trim; jaunty; Ex. pert young miss/hat