GRE Word List

REPULSION

distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')

The meaning of the word repulsion is distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse').

Random words

WordMeaning
rusticpertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
decrepitweak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
conducivehelpful; contributive; V. conduce; Ex. conduce to/towards
execratecurse; express abhorrence for; detest
recourseresorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
expoundexplain
exactdemand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
unwittingnot knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
emanateissue forth; come out
miasmaswamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence