GRE Word List


open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert

The meaning of the word overt is open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert.

Random words

insensibleunconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
hindsightunderstanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
phalanxformation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
precociousadvanced in development; N. precocity
decollete(of a dress) having a low-cut neckline; CF. decolletage: low neckline (on a dress)
virusdisease communicator
nigglespend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
chivalrouscourteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
magnitudegreatness (in size or extent); extent
verbalizeput into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb