GRE Word List

PERCEPTIVE

insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception

The meaning of the word perceptive is insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception.

Random words

WordMeaning
plumppleasantly fat; nicely rounded
prosodyart of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
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ciliatedhaving minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
imbalancelack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
itinerantwandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
virtuegoodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
insightfuldiscerning; perceptive
boonblessing; benefit; something very helpful
listtilt (as of a ship); lean over (to one side)