GRE Word List
Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #3
Essential English Words with Meanin...
The meaning of the word aspersion is slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on.
|irrepressible||unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back|
|corpuscle||red or white cell in the blood|
|austere||forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity|
|alienate||make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of|
|nourishment||something that nourishes; food|
|straggle||stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch|
|loft||room or space under the roof; attic|
|rift||narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation|
|wage||begin and continue (a war)|