GRE Word List

PLIANT

flexible; easily influenced

The meaning of the word pliant is flexible; easily influenced.

Random words

WordMeaning
adamanthard; inflexible
consequentialself-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
inevitableunavoidable
humanitarianone devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
destituteextremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
beatificgiving or showing bliss; blissful
appositeappropriate; fitting
benignkindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
paleontologystudy of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
initiatebegin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated