GRE Word List

OBESE

excessively fat; N. obesity

The meaning of the word obese is excessively fat; N. obesity.

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WordMeaning
plasticityability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
headstrongwillful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
enormityhugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
bluegloomy; depressed
recantdisclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
pretentiousostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
masonone who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork
bicameraltwo-chambered as a legislative body
sibyllineprophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
tortuouswinding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road