GRE Word List
Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #1
Essential English Words with Meanin...
The meaning of the word retentive is holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory.
|insubordination||disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate|
|pretentious||ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art|
|prong||pointed projecting part|
|fortitude||bravery; courage; strength of mind|
|incorporate||introduce something into a larger whole; include; embody; give material form to; ADJ.|
|methodical||systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure|
|amulet||charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck|
|horoscope||diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers|
|multifarious||varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities|
|allure||entice; attract; tempt|