GRE Word List

PROSAIC

lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose

The meaning of the word prosaic is lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose.

Random words

WordMeaning
couplejoin; unite; OP. uncouple
interloperintruder; one who interferes
virtualin essence; existing in essence though not in actual form; for practical purposes; Ex. virtual ruler/space
astralrelating to the stars
kleptomaniacperson who has a compulsive desire to steal
minionservile dependent; obsequious follower
sovereigntycomplete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
malaiseuneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
solitudestate of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
deadlockstandstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate