GRE Word List


inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty

The meaning of the word sadistic is inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty.

Random words

orientationact of finding oneself in society; orienting
imbecilityweakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
unwieldyawkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
blotchspot; blot; CF. blot+botch
functionalmade for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
arbitraryunreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
torrentrushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
quailcower; shrink back in fear; lose heart