GRE Word List

TERMINUS

last stop of railroad; end

The meaning of the word terminus is last stop of railroad; end.

Random words

WordMeaning
represshold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
veerchange in direction; swerve
illusoryillusive; deceptive; not real
problematiccausing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
defunctdead; no longer in use or existence
trimmake neat or tidy by clipping; reduce by removing what is unnecessary; ornament; decorate (round the edges); Ex. trim the cost; Ex. jacket trimmed with fur; N. ADJ: tidy; in good order
sordidfilthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
climacticrelating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
skiffsmall light sailboat or rowboat
crossbreedhybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed