GRE Word List


acute pain; extreme suffering

The meaning of the word anguish is acute pain; extreme suffering.

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galvanicof the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
integratemake whole; combine; make into one unit
syntheticnot natural; artificial; resulting from synthesis; Ex. synthetic fiber; N.
chivalrouscourteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
garishoverbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
sartorialpertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
smearspread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
mongrelplant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
connivancepretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
articulateeffective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints