GRE Word List


tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse

The meaning of the word prolixity is tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse.

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disparitydifference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
crabbedsour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
catastrophecalamity ; disaster
acrophobiafear of heights
proletarianmember of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
indemnifymake secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
extraditionsurrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
debauchcorrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
extrinsicexternal; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
torsotrunk of statue with head and limbs missing; human trunk