GRE Word List

BEATITUDE

blessedness; state of great happiness

The meaning of the word beatitude is blessedness; state of great happiness.

Random words

WordMeaning
bloated(unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
concatenatelink as in a chain
solsticepoint or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
travestycopy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
pragmatistpractical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
portlystout; corpulent
dwindleshrink; reduce gradually
luridwild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
catharticpurgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
clippersailing vessel built for great speed