GRE Word List

UNDERLYING

lying below; fundamental

The meaning of the word underlying is lying below; fundamental.

Random words

WordMeaning
impregnatemake pregnant; fill thoroughly; saturate
concentrichaving a common center
choredaily domestic task (such as cleaning, cooking, and shopping); unpleasant task
pedanticbookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
predicamentdifficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
abaselower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
gentilitythose of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
impecuniouswithout money
exegesisexplanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
buoyantable to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market