GRE Word List


sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light

The meaning of the word aureole is sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light.

Random words

tractabledocile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
slovenlyuntidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
patronizesupport; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
mergercombination (of two business corporations); act of merging
hummocksmall hill; hillock
cacophonousdiscordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
flamboyantornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
notchV-shaped cut in a surface; V.
dull(of colors or surfaces) not bright; cloudy; overcast; boring; (of edge or sound) not sharp; not rapid; sluggish; slow in thinking and understanding; stupid; V.
wadewalk through a substance, such as water, that impedes movement