GRE Word List

PRISTINE

unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition

The meaning of the word pristine is unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition.

Random words

WordMeaning
exoticnot native; from another part of the world; strange; intriguingly unusual; Ex. exotic flower/dress
ravenousextremely hungry; voracious
succorassist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
mundaneworldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
enigmapuzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
flotsamdrifting wreckage
mauvepale purple
restraintmoderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
daintydelicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
climacticrelating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic