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
apiaristperson who keeps bees
guiseoutward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
receptivequick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
negligenceneglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
reprievepostponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
inculcateteach (ideas or principles); instill
juntagroup of persons joined in political intrigue; cabal; group of military officers ruling a country after seizing power (by force)
ciphernonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
composuremental calmness
stanchstop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound