GRE Word List

REALM

kingdom; field or sphere; Ex. not within the realms of possibility

The meaning of the word realm is kingdom; field or sphere; Ex. not within the realms of possibility.

Random words

WordMeaning
heinousatrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
entreeentrance; a way in; right to enter; main dish of a meal; Ex. entree into the exclusive circle
fleckspot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
compostmixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
premiseassumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
defergive in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
rapaciousvoracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
slickmake smooth or glossy; N: smooth surface; Ex. oil slick; ADJ: smooth; glossy; deftly executed; adroit; glib
nexusconnection
grandeurimpressiveness; stateliness; majesty