GRE Word List

ONEROUS

burdensome

The meaning of the word onerous is burdensome.

Random words

WordMeaning
fallow(of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
protractprolong; lengthen in time; draw out
galleonlarge three-masted sailing ship
deleteriousharmful
suppleflexible; limber; pliant
dictumauthoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
caricaturedistortion; burlesque
mutinousunruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
revulsionsudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
miserlystingy; mean