GRE Word List

PERTINENT

having a clear decisive relevance to the matter in hand

The meaning of the word pertinent is having a clear decisive relevance to the matter in hand.

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WordMeaning
valorstrength of mind or spirit that enables a person to encounter danger with firmness : personal bravery
ulcera break in skin or mucous membrane with loss of surface tissue, disintegration and necrosis of epithelial tissue, and often pus
prowessdistinguished bravery
sproutto grow, spring up, or come forth as or as if a sprout
sensualrelating to or consisting in the gratification of the senses or the indulgence of appetite : fleshly
theoreticalexisting only in theory : hypothetical
rouea man devoted to a life of sensual pleasure : rake
preposterouscontrary to nature, reason, or common sense : absurd
embraceto clasp in the arms : hug
propitiateto gain or regain the favor or goodwill of : appease