GRE Word List


needed for a particular purpose : essential

The meaning of the word requisite is needed for a particular purpose : essential.

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bickerpetulant quarreling : altercation
decoya pond into which wildfowl are lured for capture
excoriateto wear off the skin of : abrade
shangri-laa remote beautiful imaginary place where life approaches perfection : utopia
coronera usually elected public officer who is typically not required to have specific medical qualifications and whose principal duty is to inquire by an inquest into the cause of any death which there is reason to suppose is not due to natural causes compare medical examiner
idiosyncrasya peculiarity of constitution or temperament : an individualizing characteristic or quality
ecosystemthe complex of a community of organisms and its environment functioning as an ecological unit
lachrymosegiven to tears or weeping : tearful
tawdrycheap and gaudy in appearance or quality
opiatean alkaloid drug (such as morphine or codeine) that contains or is derived from opium, binds to cell receptors primarily of the central nervous system and gastrointestinal tract, acts to block pain, induce sedation or sleep, depress respiration, and produce calmness or euphoria, and is associated with physiological tolerance (see tolerance