GRE Word List

PTERODACTYL

extinct flying reptile; CF. wing+finger

The meaning of the word pterodactyl is extinct flying reptile; CF. wing+finger.

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WordMeaning
bankheap; piled-up mass; embankment; lateral tilting (as of an aircraft in turning); V: pile up; protect with a bank; tilt in turning
endueprovide with some quality; endow
intoxicatemake drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
logrecord of a voyage or flight; record of day-to-day activities; section of a trunk; V.
indecisionirresolution; inability to make up one's mind
incitearouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
buoyantable to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
impetuousviolent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
illusoryillusive; deceptive; not real
incontinentlacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious