GRE Word List

PINNACLE

peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame

The meaning of the word pinnacle is peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame.

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WordMeaning
capillaryhaving a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
aceticvinegary
gruffrough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
forgecounterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
accedeagree
superficialof the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
decreeauthoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
spendthriftsomeone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
citequote; commend; Ex. cited for bravery in an official record
immuneresistant to; free or exempt from; N. immunity