GRE Word List

SPURIOUS

false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments

The meaning of the word spurious is false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments.

Random words

WordMeaning
flashyshowy; gaudy; giving a momentary brilliance
voyeurPeeping Tom; person who derives sexual gratification from observing the sexual acts of others
dormantsleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
provenderdry food for livestock; fodder
obelisktall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
indecisivemarked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
paramourillicit lover
chiplose a small piece from the surface or edge; N: small piece broken off something; CF. French fry; Potato chip/crisp
propagateincrease in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
distracttake (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted