GRE Word List


expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting

The meaning of the word oust is expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting.

Random words

contentiousquarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
pejorative(of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
vivaciouslively or animated; sprightly
latentpresent but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
swayswing from side to side; influence (someone) to change one's opinion; N.
constituencyvoters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
tractabledocile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
retentiveholding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
physiologicalpertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology