GRE Word List

TACTILE

pertaining to the organs or sense of touch

The meaning of the word tactile is pertaining to the organs or sense of touch.

Random words

WordMeaning
confluenceflowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
sundrymiscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
beguiledeceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
piecemealone part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
ordinancedecree; authoritative order
pliableflexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
indicessigns; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
lasciviouslustful
hecklerperson who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
platonicpurely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire