GRE Word List

NOMINAL

in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint

The meaning of the word nominal is in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint.

Random words

WordMeaning
aloftupward; high up in the air
haggardwasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
frigidintensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone
swelllong wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
disbanddissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
spartanwithout attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
epauletornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
sustenancesustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
funerealsad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
avengetake vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.