GRE Word List

AMULET

charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck

The meaning of the word amulet is charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck.

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WordMeaning
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jollitygaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
interminableendless
banalhackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; cliched
acerbitybitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
elegypoem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
divineperceive intuitively (by or as if by magic); foresee the future; foretell; dowse; ADJ. N. divination
therapeuticcurative; N. therapy
stenchstrong foul odor; reek; stink
consanguineoushaving a common ancestor