GRE Word List


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

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
hecklerperson who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
platonicpurely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire