GRE Word List

STRINGENT

(of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions

The meaning of the word stringent is (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions.

Random words

WordMeaning
willowyflexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
contentiousquarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
foildefeat; frustrate; prevent from being successful; thwart; CF. fail
hieroglyphicpicture writing; ADJ.
indicativesuggestive; implying; serving to indicate
contriveinvent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
brackishsomewhat saline
converseopposite; ADJ.
antipathyaversion; dislike or opposition
courtattempt to gain; seek; woo; risk; behave so as to invite; attempt to gain the favor of by attention; Ex. court disaster