GRE Word List

AMENITIES

something that helps to provide comfort, convenience, or enjoyment

The meaning of the word amenities is something that helps to provide comfort, convenience, or enjoyment.

Random words

WordMeaning
matrimonythe state of being married : marriage
snickerto laugh in a covert or partly suppressed manner : titter
outfitthe act of fitting out or equipping (as for a voyage or expedition)
straggleto wander from the direct course or way : rove
circumspectcareful to consider all circumstances and possible consequences : prudent
drollhaving a humorous, whimsical, or odd quality
pillorya device formerly used for publicly punishing offenders consisting of a wooden frame with holes in which the head and hands can be locked
chicanerydeception by artful subterfuge or sophistry : trickery
legislaturea body of persons having the power to legislate
doggerelloosely styled and irregular in measure especially for burlesque or comic effect