GRE Word List


timely; well-chosen

The meaning of the word opportune is timely; well-chosen.

Random words

perseverecontinue steadily in spite of difficulties
flaccidflabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
trappingsoutward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
verbalizeput into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
marrowsoft fatty tissue that fills most bone cavities and is the source of blood cells
martyrone who voluntarily suffers death for his or her religion or cause; great sufferer; Ex. martyr to his rheumatism
objectivenot influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
inroadhostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
ragamuffindirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
epicureconnoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus