GRE Word List


conducive to mental or physical health; healthful

The meaning of the word wholesome is conducive to mental or physical health; healthful.

Random words

latchfastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
sententiouspithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
epochperiod of time
sparegive; use; refrain from harming; save from experiencing; exempt; Ex. spare me 5 minutes; Ex. Take this money and spare my life; Ex. The emperor was spared the onus; ADJ: kept in reserve; free for other use; unoccupied; Ex. spare time
runicmysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
partialincomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
scavengehunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
mitevery small object or insect-like creature; small coin
affableeasily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
coalitionpartnership; league; union of separate political parties