GRE Word List

PITHY

concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty

The meaning of the word pithy is concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty.

Random words

WordMeaning
tyrobeginner; novice
annexattach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
indeterminateuncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
benedictionblessing
distraughtupset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
sylvanpertaining to the woods or the country
lacklusterlacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
glossbrief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
derivationderiving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
aphorismpithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic