GRE Word List

TRACT

propaganda pamphlet (esp. by a religious or political group); expanse of land; region of indefinite size; system of related organs; Ex. digestive tract

The meaning of the word tract is propaganda pamphlet (esp. by a religious or political group); expanse of land; region of indefinite size; system of related organs; Ex. digestive tract.

Random words

WordMeaning
clapperstriker (tongue) of a bell
growllow, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
impregnableinvulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
misdemeanorminor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
dispersescatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
fastidiousdifficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
prosperoussuccessful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
abidedwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
jabpoke abruptly with something sharp; punch with short blows
fatalismbelief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death