GRE Word List

OMNISCIENT

all-knowing

The meaning of the word omniscient is all-knowing.

Random words

WordMeaning
devoidempty; lacking
vilifyslander; speak evil of; N. vilification
shovepush forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
collateralsecurity given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
concessionan act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
emolumentsalary; payment for an office; compensation
exceptexclude; N. exception: objection; exclusion; ADJ. exceptional: unusual; of unusually high quality
diabolicaldiabolic; devilish; fiendish
plaitbraid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
phariseePharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person