GRE Word List

POLAR

of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites

The meaning of the word polar is of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites.

Random words

WordMeaning
prepossessingattractive; CF. preoccupying ?
attireclothe; N: clothing; array; apparel
patriciannoble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
mashcrush into mash; convert into mash; N: mixture of ground grain and nutrients fed to livestock and fowl
scofflaugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
goadurge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
mercurialcapricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
turpitudedepravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
irateangry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
auguryomen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)