GRE Word List

ANGUISH

extreme pain, distress, or anxiety

The meaning of the word anguish is extreme pain, distress, or anxiety.

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venerablecalling forth respect through age, character, and attainments
squalorthe quality or state of being squalid
reconnaissancea preliminary survey to gain information
conglomeratemade up of parts from various sources or of various kinds
occludeto close up or block off : obstruct
lethargicof, relating to, or characterized by laziness or lack of energy : feeling or affected by lethargy : sluggish
litanya prayer consisting of a series of invocations and supplications by the leader with alternate responses by the congregation
skulkto move in a stealthy or furtive manner
miscreantunbelieving
interregnumthe time during which a throne is vacant between two successive reigns or regimes