GRE Word List

AMNESIA

loss of memory

The meaning of the word amnesia is loss of memory.

Random words

WordMeaning
profounddeep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
stampstep on heavily (so as to crush or extinguish); put an end to; imprint or impress with a mark, design, or seal; shape with a die; characterize; Ex. machine stamping out car bodies; Ex. newspaper stamping him as a liar; N. stamping; implement used to stamp; impression stamped; mark; Ex. Her remarks bear the stamp of truth.
boutmatch; short period of great activity; Ex. wrestling bout; bout of drinking/flu
turbid(of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
begrudgeenvy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
belateddelayed
asceticpracticing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
exorbitant(of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
capricewhim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
accessibleeasy to approach; obtainable