GRE Word List

PERTINENT

suitable; to the point; relevant

The meaning of the word pertinent is suitable; to the point; relevant.

Random words

WordMeaning
calorificheat-producing; N. calorie
modeprevailing style; current fashion; manner; way of doing something; Ex. in the latest mode; Ex. simple mode of life
formalityceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
arroyogully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
tethertie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
automatonmechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
novastar that suddenly becomes much brighter and then returns to its original brightness
obsidianblack volcanic rock
immureimprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
augmentincrease; add to