GRE Word List

PRAGMATIST

practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things

The meaning of the word pragmatist is practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things.

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WordMeaning
toxicpoisonous; N. toxicity
cryptsecret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
defectshortcoming; V: desert (in order to join the opposite one)
rolling(of land) rising and falling in long gentle slopes; happening continuously by stages; Ex. rolling devolution of power to local governments
doggeddetermined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
eminentrising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
variegated(esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
homagehonor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
pedestalsupport or base as for a pillar or statue
herdgroup of animals; crowd; one who looks after a herd; Ex. shepherd/goatherd; Ex. herd instinct; Ex. herdsman; V: come together in a herd; look after a herd; Ex. herd cattle