GRE Word List

VAIN

full of self-admiration; conceited; without result; unsuccessful; N. vanity

The meaning of the word vain is full of self-admiration; conceited; without result; unsuccessful; N. vanity.

Random words

WordMeaning
compressforce into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
spruceneat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
unconscionableunscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
edificebuilding (of imposing size)
nooseloop formed in a rope
standstillcondition of no movement or activity; stop
marsupialone of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
careerrush wildly; go at full speed
mulctdefraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
pinnaclepeak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame