GRE Word List

SLOTH

slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent

The meaning of the word sloth is slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent.

Random words

WordMeaning
candorfrankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
trepidationfear; nervous apprehension
blightplant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
exposepublic revelation of something discreditable
scorenumber of points; written form of a musical composition; reason; group of 20; notch or incision; Ex. full/vocal score; Ex. Don't worry on that score; V: mark with lines or notches; Ex. score the paper to make it easy to fold
verityquality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
insubstantiallacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
polyglotspeaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
mnemonicpertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
machinationsevil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate