GRE Word List

POTPOURRI

heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)

The meaning of the word potpourri is heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room).

Random words

WordMeaning
tentativenot fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
standstillcondition of no movement or activity; stop
deterrentsomething that discourages or deters
engrossoccupy fully; absorb
bloated(unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
resigngive up (a position, right, or claim); submit (oneself) passively
jovialgood-natured; merry; cheerful
jettisonthrow overboard (from a ship or plane)
volitionact of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
floweryfull of flowers; full of ornate expressions