GRE Word List


slow; sluggish; not on time; late; Ex. tardy arrival

The meaning of the word tardy is slow; sluggish; not on time; late; Ex. tardy arrival.

Random words

rebukescold harshly; criticize severely
sordidfilthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
litotesunderstatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
boisterousviolent; rough; noisy
dyspepticsuffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
warble(of a bird) sing; babble; N.
far-fetchedtoo improbable to be believed; implausible; Ex. far-fetched story
comportbear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
shovepush forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
componentelement; ingredient