GRE Word List

PRODIGAL

wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality

The meaning of the word prodigal is wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality.

Random words

WordMeaning
exquisitedelicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
misadventuremischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
irreproachablebeyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
executeput into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
magnateperson of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
juntagroup of persons joined in political intrigue; cabal; group of military officers ruling a country after seizing power (by force)
provenderdry food for livestock; fodder
flippantlacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
substantivesubstantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
supplicantone who supplicates; ADJ.