GRE Word List

NUGATORY

worthless; futile

The meaning of the word nugatory is worthless; futile.

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WordMeaning
acknowledgerecognize; admit
dupesomeone easily fooled or deceived; V: deceive
centripetaltending toward the center
posteritydescendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
engageattract; employ; hire; pledge oneself; confront; fight; enter into confliction; interlock; lock together; participate; N. engagement: agreement to marry; arrangement to meet someone or to do something; battle
dwindleshrink; reduce gradually
quackcharlatan; impostor
scantymeager; insufficient
cataractgreat waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
floweryfull of flowers; full of ornate expressions