GRE Word List


a person who spends improvidently or wastefully

The meaning of the word spendthrift is a person who spends improvidently or wastefully.

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incisiveimpressively direct and decisive (as in manner or presentation)
tritehackneyed or boring from much use : not fresh or original
lecterna stand used to support a book or script in a convenient position for a standing reader or speaker
predatoran organism that primarily obtains food by the killing and consuming of other organisms : an organism that lives by predation
consonantbeing in agreement or harmony : free from elements making for discord
illusorybased on or producing illusion : deceptive
extolto praise highly : glorify
alliterationthe repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables (such as wild and woolly, threatening throngs)
obliqueneither perpendicular nor parallel : inclined
frivolousof little weight or importance