GRE Word List


a small recessed section of a room : nook

The meaning of the word alcove is a small recessed section of a room : nook.

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perimeterthe boundary of a closed plane figure
odiumthe state or fact of being subjected to hatred and contempt as a result of a despicable act or blameworthy circumstance
abhorto regard with extreme repugnance : to feel hatred or loathing for : loathe
lineagedescent in a line from a common progenitor
euphonypleasing or sweet sound
impedimentsomething that impedes
visionaryhaving or marked by foresight and imagination