GRE Word List

SYNCHRONOUS

happening, existing, or arising at precisely the same time

The meaning of the word synchronous is happening, existing, or arising at precisely the same time.

Random words

WordMeaning
discreditto refuse to accept as true or accurate : disbelieve
metaphora figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them (as in drowning in money)
urgentcalling for immediate attention : pressing
gaudyostentatiously or tastelessly ornamented
icona person or thing widely admired especially for having great influence or significance in a particular sphere
blemishto spoil by a flaw
sagaa prose narrative recorded in Iceland in the 12th and 13th centuries of historic or legendary figures and events of the heroic age of Norway and Iceland
bullya blustering, browbeating person
meticulousmarked by extreme or excessive care in the consideration or treatment of details
self-righteousconvinced of one's own righteousness especially in contrast with the actions and beliefs of others : narrow-mindedly moralistic