GRE Word List

NICETY

precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties

The meaning of the word nicety is precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties.

Random words

WordMeaning
purveyorfurnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
imperativeabsolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
deludedeceive
windfallfallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
magniloquentboastful; pompous
bridleharness fitted about a horse's head (used to restrain); curb; check; V: put a bridle on; control or restrain; show anger
migratorywandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another
litigationlawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
vouchgive a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
jocundmerry