GRE Word List

MINUTE

extremely small; CF. minutes: official record of the proceedings at a meeting

The meaning of the word minute is extremely small; CF. minutes: official record of the proceedings at a meeting.

Random words

WordMeaning
cruxessential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
squalorcondition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
leery(of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
rigarrangement of masts and sails; V: equip (a ship) with rigging; ADJ. rigging: ropes that hold up a ship's sails
grandioseaffectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
undertakerfuneral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
piscatorialpertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
repulsereject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
propitiateappease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
lunarpertaining to the moon