GRE Word List


beginner; novice

The meaning of the word tyro is beginner; novice.

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precariousunsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
antisepticsubstance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
rivuletsmall stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
imperviousimpenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
nauseafeeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
egotisticalegotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited
torporlethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
catharticpurgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
satyrhalf-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
reclinelie down