GRE Word List

PROBLEMATIC

causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.

The meaning of the word problematic is causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic..

Random words

WordMeaning
sentientcapable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
scantymeager; insufficient
expenditurepayment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
forerunnerpredecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
presentimentpremonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
metricalmetric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
mireentangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
tenderoffer formally; extend; Ex. tender one's resignation/the exact fare; N: formal offer; money; Ex. legal tender; ADJ: young and vulnerable; sensitive to the touch; sore; soft; delicate; Ex. child of tender years; Ex. tender wound
plumppleasantly fat; nicely rounded
disfiguremar the appearance of; spoil