GRE Word List

AUREOLE

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

WordMeaning
accessibleeasy to approach; obtainable
irretrievableimpossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
desultoryaimless; haphazard; digressing at random
ravinenarrow valley with steep sides; gorge; CF. gully, canyon
nemesissomeone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
spuriousfalse; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
cloutgreat influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
irreproachablebeyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
evenhandedimpartial; fair
edictdecree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command