GRE Word List

TERMINAL

part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer

The meaning of the word terminal is part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer.

Random words

WordMeaning
exigencyurgent situation; ADJ. exigent
hallucinationdelusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
shiftchange position or place; exchange (one thing) for another; change in direction or position; Ex. shift the stolen goods; N. group of workers which takes turns with other groups; working period of such a group
exegesisexplanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
ingrateungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
palimpsestparchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
acousticsscience of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
imperturbableunshakably calm; placid
varnishpaint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
cynicalskeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness