GRE Word List

PLAUSIBLE

superficially fair, reasonable, or valuable but often specious

The meaning of the word plausible is superficially fair, reasonable, or valuable but often specious.

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WordMeaning
synthesisthe composition or combination of parts or elements so as to form a whole
quietudea quiet state : repose
swearto utter or take solemnly (an oath)
absolveto set (someone) free from an obligation or the consequences of guilt
plenarycomplete in every respect : absolute
nonsensewords or language having no meaning or conveying no intelligible ideas
indicessigns; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
spectralof, relating to, or suggesting a specter : ghostly
shrewany of a family (Soricidae) of small chiefly nocturnal insectivores related to the moles and distinguished by a long pointed snout, very small eyes, and short velvety fur
whorla drum-shaped section on the lower part of a spindle in spinning or weaving machinery serving as a pulley for the tape drive that rotates the spindle