GRE Word List

SUBVERSIVE

tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?

The meaning of the word subversive is tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?.

Random words

WordMeaning
effulgentshining brightly; brilliant
ejaculationexclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
ponderoushaving great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
embezzlementtaking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
judicioussound on judgment; wise
sluiceartificial channel for directing or controlling the flow of water (with a gate to regulate the flow)
jabpoke abruptly with something sharp; punch with short blows
distracttake (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
vagarycapricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
checkeredmarked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares