GRE Word List

NOMINAL

of, relating to, or being a noun or a word or expression taking a noun construction

The meaning of the word nominal is of, relating to, or being a noun or a word or expression taking a noun construction.

Random words

WordMeaning
modulateto tune to a key or pitch
tyrannyoppressive power
discomfitto put into a state of perplexity and embarrassment : disconcert
superciliouscoolly and patronizingly haughty
invincibleincapable of being conquered, overcome, or subdued
pinnaclean upright architectural member generally ending in a small spire and used especially in Gothic construction to give weight especially to a buttress
penumbraa space of partial illumination (as in an eclipse) between the perfect shadow on all sides and the full light
largessliberal giving (as of money) to or as if to an inferior
fatuouscomplacently or inanely foolish : silly
franticemotionally out of control