GRE Word List

AMBIENCE

environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature

The meaning of the word ambience is environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature.

Random words

WordMeaning
depravityextreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
fictitiousimaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
sphinx-likeenigmatic; mysterious
figurewritten symbols; number; amount represented in numbers; outline or silhouette of a thing or human body; person (well-known); impression; diagram; pattern; group in a dance; Ex. figure of speech; V. calculate with numbers; adorn with figures; appear; consider; Ex. My name did not figure in the list.
fakenot genuine; N: one that is not genuine; impostor; sham; V: counterfeit; Ex. fake the results of the experiment/the signature
serendipitygift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
minusculeextremely small
diminutionlessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
dazestun as with a blow or shock; bemuse; benumb; N.
beneficentkindly; doing good