GRE Word List

APOTHEGM

pithy, compact saying

Spring Vocabulary In English
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The meaning of the word apothegm is pithy, compact saying.

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WordMeaning
forthcominghappening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
prurienthaving or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
gangrenedecay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
pensivedreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
orificemouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
maculatedspotted; stained; CF. immaculate
earngain for the performance of service or labor; gain (something that one deserves); deserve
hazyslightly obscure; misty; unclear; N. haze: light mist or smoke; confused state of mind
seasonalof a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
demure(of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure