GRE Word List

PULSE

rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate

The meaning of the word pulse is rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate.

Random words

WordMeaning
callowyouthful; immature; inexperienced
naivetequality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
compellingoverpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
wardadministrative division of a city; division in a hospital or prison; incompetent person placed under the protection of a guardian; V: guard; ward off: avert
incursiontemporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
noisomefoul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
precociousadvanced in development; N. precocity
sovereigntycomplete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
reproachblame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
quixoticidealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote