GRE Word List


underwater explosive apparatus; V.

The meaning of the word torpedo is underwater explosive apparatus; V..

Random words

empathyability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
susceptibleimpressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
solubleable to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
boorrude, insensitive person
fatalismbelief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
venerabledeserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
bluffpretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
fastidiousdifficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
terminalpart that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer