GRE Word List
Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #3
Essential English Words with Meanin...
The meaning of the word allegory is story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable.
|raspy||making a harsh noise; grating; harsh|
|cant||insincere speech or expression of piety; jargon of thieves; special words used by a particular group of people|
|trinket||knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry|
|rubric||title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol|
|connotation||suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote|
|supernumerary||person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number|
|apiarist||person who keeps bees|
|hem||surround tightly so that movement is impossible; Ex. hem in; N.|
|rational||(of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical|
|kismet||fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.|