GRE Word List


of or like an uncle

The meaning of the word avuncular is of or like an uncle.

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monarchygovernment under a single ruler
presageforetell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
bloated(unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
eulogyexpression of praise, often on the occasion of someone's death; V. eulogize
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.
amoralnonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
caucusprivate meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
quenchassuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
connubialpertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
gruffrough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse