GRE Word List

REVULSION

sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture

The meaning of the word revulsion is sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture.

Random words

WordMeaning
obviatemake unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
noncommittalneutral; refusing commitment to a particular opinion; unpledged; undecided
derelictnegligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
aristocracyhereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
smugself-satisfied; complacent
latentpresent but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
facileeasily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
conglomerationmass of material sticking together
foolhardyrash; reckless; foolishly daring
cognizanceknowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware