GRE Word List

RATIONAL

(of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical

The meaning of the word rational is (of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical.

Random words

WordMeaning
irreverencelack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
circletsmall ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
astringentbinding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
articulateeffective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
recuperaterecover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
chagrinannoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
defameharm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
feeblemindeddeficient in intelligence; very stupid
cornucopiahorn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
cliquesmall exclusive group of people