GRE Word List

RATIONALE

fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action

The meaning of the word rationale is fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action.

Random words

WordMeaning
inceptionstart; beginning
abdicaterenounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
unwontedunaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
eddyswirling current of water, air, etc.; V.
self-righteoussure of one's own righteousness; moralistic
agilitynimbleness; ability to move quickly
obnoxiousoffensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
tantrumfit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
abstemioussparing in eating and drinking; temperate
judicioussound on judgment; wise