GRE Word List

ULTERIOR

intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive

The meaning of the word ulterior is intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive.

Random words

WordMeaning
engulfsurround and swallow up
whelpyoung animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
travestycopy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
digressionwandering away from the subject; V. digress
sordidfilthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
implementput into effect; enforce; carry out; supply with tools; Ex. implement the plan/suggestion; N: tool or instrument
rudimentaryelementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
eerieweird; causing fear because strange
prankmischievous trick
primalfirst in rank or importance; being first in time; original; Ex. man's primal innocence