GRE Word List

PRIMARY

first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first

The meaning of the word primary is first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first.

Random words

WordMeaning
undertakerfuneral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
haplessunfortunate; luckless
cavaliercasual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
puckergather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
impassivewithout feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
nourishmentsomething that nourishes; food
repeldrive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
migratorywandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another
sluggardlazy person
jeopardizeendanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger