GRE Word List


driving away; disgusting; offensive; repulsive; unattractive; N.

The meaning of the word repellent is driving away; disgusting; offensive; repulsive; unattractive; N..

Random words

parlancelanguage; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
decrepitweak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
featuredistinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
impeldrive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
prolificproducing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
polarof a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
hubrisarrogance; excessive self-conceit
engrossoccupy fully; absorb
luxuriantabundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
bucolicrustic; pastoral