GRE Word List


reclining; lying down completely or in part

The meaning of the word recumbent is reclining; lying down completely or in part.

Random words

firebrandpiece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
tumid(of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
engageattract; employ; hire; pledge oneself; confront; fight; enter into confliction; interlock; lock together; participate; N. engagement: agreement to marry; arrangement to meet someone or to do something; battle
unmitigated(of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
bemusedconfused; lost in thought; preoccupied
contendstruggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
filthdirty matter; ADJ. filthy
trajectorypath taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
juridicalof the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary