GRE Word List

BEREFT

deprived of (something valuable); lacking

The meaning of the word bereft is deprived of (something valuable); lacking.

Random words

WordMeaning
patrimonyproperty inherited from a father
mottledblotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
acclivitysharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
nurturenourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
chancellorlegal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
consanguineoushaving a common ancestor
transposereverse the order or position of
benisonblessing
hurlthrow forcefully; shout out violently
materialismpreoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)