GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
360 English Vocabulary Compilation ...
The meaning of the word bliss is complete happiness; ADJ. blissful.
|ductile||malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled|
|heresy||opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic|
|billow||large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows|
|dissolution||disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life|
|dour||sullen; gloomy; stubborn|
|vital||full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize|
|stamp||step on heavily (so as to crush or extinguish); put an end to; imprint or impress with a mark, design, or seal; shape with a die; characterize; Ex. machine stamping out car bodies; Ex. newspaper stamping him as a liar; N. stamping; implement used to stamp; impression stamped; mark; Ex. Her remarks bear the stamp of truth.|
|remission||temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.|
|vitiate||spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally|