GRE Word List

TENTATIVE

not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply

The meaning of the word tentative is not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply.

Random words

WordMeaning
imperativeabsolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
bilioussuffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
battalionarmy unit made up of four or more companies
disheartendiscourage
yeomanman or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
assayanalyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
centigradedenoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
aegisshield; protection; defense
outcastone that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
subsistenceexistence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)