GRE Word List

PRURIENT

having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire

The meaning of the word prurient is having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire.

Random words

WordMeaning
misogamyhatred of marriage
jaunttrip; short journey
probeexplore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
sublimaterefine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
clothalf-solid lump formed from a liquid (or blood); V.
careerrush wildly; go at full speed
orgywild drunken revelry; unrestrained indulgence in an activity; Ex. orgy of shopping
litotesunderstatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
draughtcurrent of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
connubialpertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state