GRE Word List

VITREOUS

of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify

The meaning of the word vitreous is of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify.

Random words

WordMeaning
idlenot working; not employed or busy; lazy; without purpose; useless; lacking substance; baseless; not based on truth; Ex. idle worker; Ex. talk idly; V.
enhanceincrease; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
rakishjaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
imbalancelack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
inanimatelifeless; not animate
syntheticnot natural; artificial; resulting from synthesis; Ex. synthetic fiber; N.
parityequality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
earthlyof this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
protrudestick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth
detrimentalharmful; damaging; N. detriment