GRE Word List

PENURY

extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy

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The meaning of the word penury is extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy.

Random words

WordMeaning
fallaciousfalse; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
prohibitiveso high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
conclusivedecisive; ending all debate
soddenthoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
fracasbrawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
voyeurPeeping Tom; person who derives sexual gratification from observing the sexual acts of others
inscrutabledifficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
glamorcompelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
exclaimcry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
stultifymake stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression