GRE Word List

AURORAL

pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis

The meaning of the word auroral is pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis.

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WordMeaning
pastoralrural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
patriarchfather and ruler of a family or tribe
rhapsodizespeak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
rompplay or frolic boisterously; gambol; N.
promiscuousmixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
mawkishmushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
sublimecausing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
inveteratedeep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
supposititiousassumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
estrangedseparated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement