GRE Word List

PARTIAL

incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something

The meaning of the word partial is incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something.

Random words

WordMeaning
wreakinflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
clemencydisposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
quandarydilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
rudimentaryelementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
rendsplit; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
waxincrease gradually (as the moon); grow
jaunttrip; short journey
novicebeginner
impiousirreverent
shimmershine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.