GRE Word List

SENTENTIOUS

pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic

The meaning of the word sententious is pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic.

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WordMeaning
behoovebe suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
vivisectionact of dissecting living animals
blowhardtalkative boaster; braggart
jocularsaid or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
partisanone-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
flaystrip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
tightwadmiser; excessively frugal person
estimable(of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
catholic(of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
solicitousanxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude