GRE Word List

ALLEGORY

the expression by means of symbolic fictional figures and actions of truths or generalizations about human existence

The meaning of the word allegory is the expression by means of symbolic fictional figures and actions of truths or generalizations about human existence.

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WordMeaning
prateto talk long and idly : chatter
fringean ornamental border consisting of short straight or twisted threads or strips hanging from cut or raveled edges or from a separate band
confluencea coming or flowing together, meeting, or gathering at one point
ardoran often restless or transitory warmth of feeling
euphoriaa feeling of well-being or elation
energizeto make energetic, vigorous, or active
castrateto deprive (a male animal or person) of the testes
confidentialmarked by intimacy or willingness to confide
sinecurean office or position that requires little or no work and that usually provides an income
coalesceto grow together