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
lamentgrieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
brittlehard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
appropriateacquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
mischanceill luck
conduitaqueduct; passageway for fluids
munificentvery generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
politicprudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
disparatebasically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
sycophantservile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
satellitesmall body revolving around a larger one