GRE Word List


cast a spell over; captivate completely

The meaning of the word bewitch is cast a spell over; captivate completely.

Random words

hatchdeck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
conjurecause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
materialismpreoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
pandercater to (the low desires of others)
edifyinstruct; correct morally
cubiclesmall chamber used for sleeping or work
wither(of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
optimistperson who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
phariseePharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
outfitclothing or equipment for a special purpose; Ex. cowboy outfit