GRE Word List

APOCALYPTIC

prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse

The meaning of the word apocalyptic is prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse.

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WordMeaning
cupiditygreed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
opuswork (esp. musical composition); Ex. magnum opus: masterpiece; CF. opera
pedestrianordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
ingenueingenue; young innocent girl
irreproachablebeyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
troughlong narrow container for feeding farm animals; lowest point (of a wave, business cycle, etc.); long narrow depression as between waves
inopportuneuntimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
woegreat sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
jestplayful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
barefacedshameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie