GRE Word List

WOEFUL

sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions

The meaning of the word woeful is sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions.

Random words

WordMeaning
neologismnew or newly coined word or phrase
arbiterperson with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
cadetstudent at a military school
subversivetending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
sullensilently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
vacuousempty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
buffoonstupid person; clown
progenitorancestor
championsupport militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
high-flownhighly pretentious or inflated