GRE Word List


superfluous; more than needed or demanded

The meaning of the word supererogatory is superfluous; more than needed or demanded.

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embarkcommence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
compoundcombine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
pert(esp. of a girl or young woman) impertinent; forward; trim; jaunty; Ex. pert young miss/hat
mireentangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
wangleachieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
lolllounge about
emissaryagent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
carousaldrunken revel; V. carouse
douseplunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
rapturegreat joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous