GRE Word List

NASCENT

incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music

The meaning of the word nascent is incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music.

Random words

WordMeaning
regenta person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
hyperboleexaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
pedestalsupport or base as for a pillar or statue
victualsfood; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
pediatricianphysician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
sidetrackswitch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
genialitycheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
amenitiesconvenient features that helps to make life pleasant; social courtesies
nattyneatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
dissensiondisagreement of opinions causing strife within a group