GRE Word List

TRACTABLE

docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability

The meaning of the word tractable is docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability.

Random words

WordMeaning
penfenced enclosure for animals; confining space; Ex. sheep pen; V: confine in a pen; enclose
siltsediment deposited by running water (at the entrance to a harbor or by a bend in a river)
entreeentrance; a way in; right to enter; main dish of a meal; Ex. entree into the exclusive circle
carnivorousmeat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
symbiosisinterdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
levyimpose (a fine); collect (a payment); impose or collect (a tax); Ex. levy a tax on tobacco
sibyllineprophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
wistfulsadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
tardyslow; sluggish; not on time; late; Ex. tardy arrival
caliberability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber