GRE Word List


touching lightly : incidental

The meaning of the word tangential is touching lightly : incidental.

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alcovea small recessed section of a room : nook
conciliatoryintended to gain goodwill or favor or to reduce hostility : tending or intended to conciliate
facsimilean exact copy
disclaimto make a disclaimer
gildto overlay with or as if with a thin covering of gold
frigidintensely cold
inhibitedto prohibit from doing something
catharticof, relating to, or producing catharsis
resourcefulable to meet situations : capable of devising ways and means
veneera thin sheet of a material: such as