GRE Word List

TAUTOLOGICAL

needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true

The meaning of the word tautological is needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true.

Random words

WordMeaning
vertigosevere dizziness; giddiness
voguepopular fashion; Ex. Jeans became the vogue.
obstetricianphysician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
pinionrestrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
insurgentrebellious; N.
physiognomyface (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
juridicalof the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
apeimitate or mimic (a person's behavior or manner)
demagogueperson who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
pessimismbelief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic