Sacrosanct GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Sacrosanct GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˈsæk.rə.sæŋkt/ (adj) Definition very sacred and holy, beyond criticism, inviolable, hallowed, off-limits, respected, revered, inviolate, like Caesar’s wife, protected, unimpeachable, sanctified Example Mother Teresa’s spiritual life and her love and care … Read more

Quixotic GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Quixotic GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /kwɪkˈsɒt.ɪk/ (adj) Definition too imaginative and therefore unrealistic, impractical, romantic, impulsive, dreamy, utopian, capricious, idealistic, unworkable, impracticable Example You have a great business idea, and even got started on a business … Read more

Turgid GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Turgid GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˈtɜː.dʒɪd/ (adj) Definition swollen or distended with fluid, stuffy, inflated, florid, bloated – pompous and overcomplicated, pretentious, stilted, self-important, magniloquent, affected, grandiose Example A plasmolyzed plant cell has gaps between the … Read more

Wanton GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Wanton GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˈwɒn.tən/ (adj) Definition reckless and unrestrained, licentious, capricious, immoral, heedless, impious, undisciplined, vicious, malicious – sextually indiscriminate and unrestrained Example “The immediate financial costs are worrying, but the threat to society … Read more

Inimical GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Inimical GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ɪˈnɪm.ɪ.kəl/ (adj) Definition hostile and unfriendly, detrimental, dissident, deleterious, unfavorable, aloof, contrary, injurious, adverse, antagonistic, limiting or harmful, recalcitrant, ruinous, destructive Example Do you think that excessive love by parents to … Read more

Aggrandize GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Aggrandize GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ə-‘gran-ˌdīz/ (verb) Definition to augment and increase something in terms of power or influence, apotheosize, enlarge, amplify, boost, multiply, exalt, extend, upgrade, dignify, expand, empower, elevate, magnify, swell Example Trump’s self-aggrandizement … Read more