GRE Word List

ARDUOUS

hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work

The meaning of the word arduous is hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work.

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WordMeaning
affrontinsult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
conducivehelpful; contributive; V. conduce; Ex. conduce to/towards
incriminateaccuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
reaperone who harvests grain; Ex. the Grim Reaper; V. reap: cut and gather (crop); harvest a crop
epicureconnoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
impudenceimpertinence; insolence
trancehypnotic state; ecstatic state; detachment from one's physical surrounding (as in contemplation or daydreaming); CF. transition
matineedramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
nocturnaldone or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
recantdisclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement