GRE Word List

ADAGE

a saying often in metaphorical form that typically embodies a common observation

The meaning of the word adage is a saying often in metaphorical form that typically embodies a common observation.

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WordMeaning
reimburseto pay back to someone : repay
gourmandone who is excessively fond of eating and drinking
effectuateto cause or bring about (something) : to put (something) into effect or operation : effect
trystan agreement (as between lovers) to meet
militiaa part of the organized armed forces of a country liable to call only in emergency
recastto cast again
plightto put or give in pledge : engage
laymana person who is not a member of the clergy
palettea thin oval or rectangular board or tablet that a painter holds and mixes pigments on
refuseto express oneself as unwilling to accept