GRE Word List



The meaning of the word bacchanal is orgy.

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reprisea musical repetition:
arch-a typically curved structural member spanning an opening and serving as a support (as for the wall or other weight above the opening)
bitterbeing, inducing, or marked by the one of the five basic taste sensations that is peculiarly acrid, astringent, and often disagreeable and characteristic of citrus peels, unsweetened cocoa, black coffee, mature leafy greens (such as kale or mustard), or ale
plebiscitea vote by which the people of an entire country or district express an opinion for or against a proposal especially on a choice of government or ruler
pushyaggressive often to an objectionable degree : forward
staticexerting force by reason of weight alone without motion
impenetrableincapable of being penetrated or pierced
baitto persecute or exasperate with unjust, malicious, or persistent attacks
intellectthe power of knowing as distinguished from the power to feel and to will : the capacity for knowledge