GRE Word List

POLYGLOT

speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.

The meaning of the word polyglot is speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N..

Random words

WordMeaning
staminapower of endurance; strength; staying power
dissuadepersuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
viandfood; CF. live
decimatekill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
imponderableweightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
fallow(of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
unwontedunaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
bulliongold and silver in the form of bars
inimitablematchless; not able to be imitated
despoilplunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village