GRE Word List
Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #1
Essential English Words with Meanin...
The meaning of the word ascetic is practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism.
|voracious||ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader|
|teetotalism||practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total|
|succulent||juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus|
|raiment||clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.|
|conglomerate||corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.|
|bliss||complete happiness; ADJ. blissful|
|filial||pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect|
|odorous||having an odor|