GRE Word List


varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities

The meaning of the word multifarious is varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities.

Random words

deliberateconsider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
balmysoft and mild (of air); fragrant
ravagedevastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
prohibitiveso high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
convenecome together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
sonicof sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
itineraryplan of a trip; record of a trip
importunebeg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
ovationenthusiastic applause
metricalmetric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer