GRE Word List

ASPERITY

sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter

The meaning of the word asperity is sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter.

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WordMeaning
stentorian(of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
abidedwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
whimsudden capricious idea; fancy
languishlose animation or strength
calculateddeliberately planned; likely
imperturbableunshakably calm; placid
oratoriodramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
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tumultcommotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
accessibleeasy to approach; obtainable