GRE Word List

SALUTARY

tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health

The meaning of the word salutary is tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health.

Random words

WordMeaning
vociferousclamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
remorsedeep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
solicitentreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
thriveprosper; flourish
blasphemyirreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
conversantfamiliar with; having knowledge of
fugitivefleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
alluvialpertaining to soil deposits left by running water
demisedeath
communesmall (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature