GRE Word List

PRAGMATIC

practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill

The meaning of the word pragmatic is practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill.

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WordMeaning
depravityextreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
vituperativeabusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
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coagulatecongeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant
suppositionassumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
platitudetrite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
superfluousexcessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
eerieweird; causing fear because strange
heterogeneousdissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
ciliatedhaving minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash