GRE Word List

PRACTICAL

based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man

The meaning of the word practical is based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man.

Random words

WordMeaning
postureassume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
libeldefamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
solecismnonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
flighty(esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
escapadeprank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
fallibleliable to err
aversereluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
endueprovide with some quality; endow
machinationsevil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
fusionunion; coalition; V. fuse