GRE Word List


keep as precious; cherish

The meaning of the word treasure is keep as precious; cherish.

Random words

threatsign or warning (of coming danger); Ex. threat of rain; V: express a threat; give warning of (something bad); Ex. The cloud threatens rain.
overseewatch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
slewlarge quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
compensatorymaking up for; repaying
sonorousresonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound
obelisktall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
fanaticismexcessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
stagnant(of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
backsliderevert (to bad habits); N. reverter
wantonunrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause