GRE Word List

TENSILE

capable of being stretched; of tension; Ex. tensile rubber

The meaning of the word tensile is capable of being stretched; of tension; Ex. tensile rubber.

Random words

WordMeaning
outwitoutsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
orientget one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
punditauthority on a subject; expert; learned person
arbiterperson with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
pigmentcoloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
provenderdry food for livestock; fodder
impassepredicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
growllow, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
poseassume a particular posture; put forward; present; affect a particular attitude (to impress others); Ex. pose a threat; N.
temerityboldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work