GRE Word List

RETROGRADE

go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.

The meaning of the word retrograde is go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ..

Random words

WordMeaning
trunkmain wooden stem of a tree; human body excluding the head and limbs; torso; prehensile nose of an elephant
recountnarrate or tell (a story); count over again
bullyone who is habitually cruel to weaker people; V.
relentbecome less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
metallurgicalpertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
daintydelicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
regimenprescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
befuddleconfuse thoroughly
humanitarianone devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
pathologicalpertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease