GRE Word List

UNTENABLE

(of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained

The meaning of the word untenable is (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained.

Random words

WordMeaning
pecuniarypertaining to money
pervertcorrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
siftput through a sieve to separate fine from coarse particles; sort or examine carefully
unassumingmodest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
buffoonstupid person; clown
multifariousvaried; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
euphemismmild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
elegypoem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
componentelement; ingredient
blightplant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy