GRE Word List

AFTERLIFE

life after death; later part of one's life

The meaning of the word afterlife is life after death; later part of one's life.

Random words

WordMeaning
patriarchfather and ruler of a family or tribe
flailbeat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
schismdivision into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
prologueintroduction (to a poem or play)
asylumplace of refuge or shelter; protection (religious or political)
absolutecomplete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
lassitudelanguor; weariness; listlessness
verbalizeput into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
implodeburst inward; CF. vaccum tube
downcastdisheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward