GRE Word List

UNIVERSAL

characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest

The meaning of the word universal is characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest.

Random words

WordMeaning
recitalact of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
statutorycreated by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
functionaryofficial (who performs a particular function)
scofflaugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
inalienablenot to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
baubletrinket; cheap jewel; trifle
connivancepretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
malodorousfoul-smelling
makeshifttemporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
religiousof religion; (of a person) pious; having reverence for a deity