GRE Word List


suitable or convenient for a particular occurrence

The meaning of the word opportune is suitable or convenient for a particular occurrence.

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indiscriminatenot marked by careful distinction : deficient in discrimination and discernment
whimsicalresulting from or characterized by whim or caprice
obesehaving excessive body fat
embezzlementto appropriate (something, such as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
chaffingthe seed coverings and other debris separated from the seed in threshing grain
pinnaclean upright architectural member generally ending in a small spire and used especially in Gothic construction to give weight especially to a buttress
minutethe 60th part of an hour of time : 60 seconds
melancholydepression of spirits : dejection
perjurythe voluntary violation of an oath or vow either by swearing to what is untrue or by omission to do what has been promised under oath : false swearing
deleteriousharmful often in a subtle or unexpected way