GRE Word List

PERENNIAL

something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring

The meaning of the word perennial is something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring.

Random words

WordMeaning
lewdlustful
altruisticunselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
consecratededicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
infamousnotoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
slackmoving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
propoundput forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
bandydiscuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
unwarrantedunjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved
rasp(of a sound) grate on (eg. nerves); make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; rub with something rough; Ex. The cat's tongue rasped my hand.
sagaScandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative