GRE Word List

PERNICIOUS

very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia

The meaning of the word pernicious is very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia.

Random words

WordMeaning
trektravel; journey; V: make a long difficult journey
euphonysweet sound; ADJ. euphonious
proxyauthorized agent; authority to act for another
skimread or glance through quickly; touch lightly in passing; brush; remove from the surface of a liquid
refectorydining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
demeritfault; bad quality
oligarchygovernment by a privileged few
attenuatemake thin; weaken
menialsuitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
irreverencelack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent