GRE Word List
The meaning of the word abhor is detest; hate.
|amplify||increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph|
|ostensible||apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition|
|lucrative||profitable; producing wealth|
|blues||state of depression or melancholy; style of slow, mournful music (evolved from southern Black American songs)|
|emulate||imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)|
|miscellany||mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items|