GRE Word List


being under obligation for a favor or gift : indebted

The meaning of the word beholden is being under obligation for a favor or gift : indebted.

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automatona mechanism that is relatively self-operating
incommodiousnot commodious : inconvenient
consignto give over to another's care
genericrelating to or characteristic of a whole group or class : general
besmirchto cause harm or damage to the purity, luster, or beauty of (something) : sully
idylla simple descriptive work in poetry or prose that deals with rustic life or pastoral scenes or suggests a mood of peace and contentment
fanaticismfanatic outlook or behavior
gustatoryrelating to or associated with eating or the sense of taste
profusionlavish expenditure : extravagance
rueto feel penitence, remorse, or regret for