GRE Word List

BENEDICTION

blessing

The meaning of the word benediction is blessing.

Random words

WordMeaning
optometristone who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
ramshackle(of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
amenableobedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
sentinelsentry; lookout
puddinghot sweet dish
skulkmove furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
elevationelevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
illuminatebrighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
kleptomaniacperson who has a compulsive desire to steal
nicetyprecision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties