GRE Word List

PESTILENTIAL

causing or tending to cause pestilence : deadly

The meaning of the word pestilential is causing or tending to cause pestilence : deadly.

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WordMeaning
vyingcontending; to strive for superiority
blueof the color whose hue is that of the clear sky : of the color blue (see blue
retrieveto locate and bring in (killed or wounded game)
fomentto promote the growth or development of : rouse
nicetythe quality or state of being nice
attenuateto lessen the amount, force, magnitude, or value of : weaken
disparitya noticeable and usually significant difference or dissimilarity
phoenixa legendary bird which according to one account lived 500 years, burned itself to ashes on a pyre, and rose alive from the ashes to live another period
latitudeangular distance from some specified circle or plane of reference: such as
circumventto manage to get around especially by ingenuity or stratagem