GRE Word List

VITUPERATIVE

abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively

The meaning of the word vituperative is abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively.

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reducediminish; bring to a weaker or more difficult condition; demote; lower in rank; separate into components by analysis; Ex. reduced to the ranks; Ex. reduce the house to rubble; N. reduction
enmityill will; hatred; hostility
extraneousnot essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
disbanddissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
halfheartedexhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
relevanthaving importance; pertinent; referring to the case in hand; N. relevance, relevancy
lopsidedheavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
arrhythmiclacking rhythm or regularity; N. arrhythmia
compunctionremorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
plumberone who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing(pipes)