GRE Word List

VACUOUS

empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity

The meaning of the word vacuous is empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity.

Random words

WordMeaning
acclaimapplaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
summationact of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
upshotoutcome; final result
fallibleliable to err
imprecationcurse; swearword
effervescenceinner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
execrablevery bad; detestable
wanedecrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
tediumboredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
stanchstop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound