GRE Word List

PUTRID

decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity

The meaning of the word putrid is decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity.

Random words

WordMeaning
reserveself-control; self-restraint; formal but distant manner; reticence; Ex. without reserve: freely and openly; ADJ. reserved: shy and uncommunicative
scrapsleftover food
ingrateungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
homeostasistendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
industriousdiligent; hard-working; N. industry
implicitunderstood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
restiveimpatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
insipidlacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
abodedwelling place; home
stampedesudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises