GRE Word List

PROFLIGATE

wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy

The meaning of the word profligate is wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy.

Random words

WordMeaning
slagglassy residue from smelting metal; dross; waste matter
hyperboleexaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
debonair(of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
phenomenaobservable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
stockstandard; kept regularly in stock or supply; typical; routine; common; Ex. stock sizes of paper; Ex. stock excuse/character; N: goods for sale in a shop; OP. unique
pharisaicalpertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
choicedelicate; of very fine quality
meleefight
revileattack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
frustratethwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose