GRE Word List

BEREAVEMENT

state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft

The meaning of the word bereavement is state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft.

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WordMeaning
unsightlyugly; unpleasant to look at
stumpbase of a tree trunk left after the rest has been cut down; V: walk in a heavy manner; baffle; puzzle
lustershine; gloss (of a polished surface)
antidoteremedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
slaughterkilling of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
renegadedeserter; traitor; ADJ.
pursepucker; contract (lips) into wrinkles; N: wallet
parryward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF. ธทดยดูดย ฐณณไภฬ พฦดิ
requiemmass for the dead; dirge
antisepticsubstance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.