GRE Word List

PLETHORA

excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses

The meaning of the word plethora is excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses.

Random words

WordMeaning
compatibleharmonious; in harmony with; able to exist together
smearspread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
prescienceability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
defunctdead; no longer in use or existence
shardfragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
materialismpreoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
subsumeinclude (as a member of a group); encompass
enduringlasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
sordidfilthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
sluggishlazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell