GRE Word List

BAROQUE

highly ornate

The meaning of the word baroque is highly ornate.

Random words

WordMeaning
adversitygreat hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
requisitionformal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
detrimentalharmful; damaging; N. detriment
preceptpractical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
prognosisforecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
communalheld in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
spectralghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
reparationcompensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
gleangather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
sheatheplace into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade