GRE Word List

PARADIGM

model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word

The meaning of the word paradigm is model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word.

Random words

WordMeaning
leave-takingfarewell or departure
quaintodd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
withholdrefuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
ubiquitousbeing everywhere; omnipresent; N. ubiquity
sticklerperfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
tritehackneyed; commonplace
savantscholar; learned person; CF. savoir: know
defaultfailure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
wantonunrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
bacchanalnoisy party with a lot of drinking