GRE Word List

PROHIBITIVE

so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax

The meaning of the word prohibitive is so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax.

Random words

WordMeaning
celestialheavenly
ultimatumlast demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
fallibleliable to err
momentumquantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
thematicof a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
intolerantnot willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
conjecturesurmise; guess; V.
culpabledeserving blame; blameworthy
interjectionexclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
convivialpleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial