GRE Word List

RETROSPECTIVE

looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect

The meaning of the word retrospective is looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect.

Random words

WordMeaning
convexcurving outward
tardyslow; sluggish; not on time; late; Ex. tardy arrival
existentialpertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
antecedentspreceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
skittishinconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
idlenot working; not employed or busy; lazy; without purpose; useless; lacking substance; baseless; not based on truth; Ex. idle worker; Ex. talk idly; V.
nexusconnection
contiguousadjacent to; touching upon
entreeentrance; a way in; right to enter; main dish of a meal; Ex. entree into the exclusive circle
insatiablenot easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite