GRE Word List

PRIM

proper to the point of affectation; very precise and formal; exceedingly proper

The meaning of the word prim is proper to the point of affectation; very precise and formal; exceedingly proper.

Random words

WordMeaning
autopsyexamination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
analogysimilarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
irreverencelack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
refectorydining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
pilfersteal things of small value; filch; snitch
impendingnearing; approaching; about to happen
vivid(of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
endemicprevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
vapidlacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
aphorismpithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic