GRE Word List

SEMINAL

related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field

The meaning of the word seminal is related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field.

Random words

WordMeaning
transgressionviolation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
contestdispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
fawningcourting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
dispersescatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
encirclesurround
desperatehaving lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
raconteurstory-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
dubiousquestionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
dribbleflow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
gravityseriousness; ADJ. grave