GRE Word List

ANTIQUITY

quality of being very old; ancient times; °íŽë

The meaning of the word antiquity is quality of being very old; ancient times; °íŽë.

Random words

WordMeaning
willfulwilful; intentional; headstrong
festerrankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
impassablenot able to be traveled or crossed
spanglesmall shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
gargoylewaterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
pertinaciousholding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
punctiliousminutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
precedentpreceding (in time, rank, etc.)
brandishwave around (a weapon); flourish
maleficientdoing evil; N. maleficience