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GRE Word of the Day- Gainsay

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Gainsay

(v) to deny

(pronounced "GEYN-sey")

  

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Example Sentence:

"All the rational arguments in the word cannot gainsay the fact that I know in my heart something is wrong," said Lona. 

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GRE Word of the Day- Garrulous

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Garrulous

(adj) very talkative

(pronounced "GAR-uh-luh s")

  

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Example Sentence:

Fiona's garrulous nature stood in stark contrast to her twin sister quiet demeanor.  

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GRE Word of the Day- Gaseous

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Gaseous

(adj) relating to a gas; not solid or liquid

(pronounced "gas-ee-uh s")

  

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Example Sentence:

Scientists determined the surface of the planet to be gaseous in nature, making it difficult for life to survive there. 

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GRE Word of the Day- Glib

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Glib

(adj) done with ease, often thoughlessly or insincerely so

(pronounced "glib")

  

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Example Sentence:

Charles' glib answers about his whereabouts the night before infuriated Amber, who had spent the previous evening worrying about his well-being.  

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GRE Word of the Day- Gregarious

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Gregarious

(adj) sociable

(pronounced "gri-GAIR-ee-uh s")

  

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Example Sentence:

Telea's gregarious nature made her the life of every party.

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GRE Word of the Day- Grievous

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Grievous

(adj) causing great grief or anguish

(pronounced "GREE-vuh s")

  

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Example Sentence:

After receiving the grievous news of his father's sudden death, Samuel immediately traveled home to be with his mother and siblings. 

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GRE Word of the Day- Gristle

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Gristle

(n) tough cartilage in meat

(pronounced "GRIS-uh l")

  

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Example Sentence:

The meat was tough and unappetizing, crisscrossed with fat and gristle

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GRE Word of the Day- incursion

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 11:00:00 AM

incursion

(n) a hostile entrance into foreign territory; a raid

(pronounced "in-KUR-zhuhn")

  

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Example Sentences:

The guerrilla group's incursion into Mexico was met with resistance from the Mexican army.  

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GRE Word of the Day- intransigence

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 11:00:00 AM

intransigence

(n) the condition of being stubborn and uncompromising; inflexible

(pronounced "in·TRAN·suh·gens")

  

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Example Sentences:

Janelle's intransigence made her difficult to get along with, and often caused fights between her and her friends.    

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GRE Word of the Day-intrinsically

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 11:00:00 AM

intrinsically

(adv) naturally inherent to something

(pronounced "in-TRIN-sik-uh-lee")

  

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Example Sentences:

The criminal was intrinsically violent, unable to control his dangerous, treacherous impulses.    

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