GRE Word List


not thick; thinly scattered; scanty

The meaning of the word sparse is not thick; thinly scattered; scanty.

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ratiocinationreasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
jurisdictionright and power to apply the law; authority
converseopposite; ADJ.
riddlepierce with holes; permeate or spread throughout; Ex. The gunman riddled the car with bullets; Ex. The whole report is riddled with errors; N. large sieve (separating earth from stone)
humiddamp; N. humidity
chauvinistblindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
plumppleasantly fat; nicely rounded
succulentjuicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
regimenprescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
agendaitems of business at a meeting