GRE Word List


summit; highest point; PL. vertices

The meaning of the word vertex is summit; highest point; PL. vertices.

Random words

prophylacticused to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
addendumaddition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
garnergather; store up; amass
grottosmall cavern
unearthdig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
alloymixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
barbsharp projection from fishhook, arrow, or other object; openly cutting remark
anguishacute pain; extreme suffering
bleakcold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing