GRE Word List


low spirits : melancholy

The meaning of the word blues is low spirits : melancholy.

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prowessdistinguished bravery
wizenedto become dry, shrunken, and wrinkled often as a result of aging or of failing vitality
surreptitiousdone, made, or acquired by stealth : clandestine
vertigoa sensation of motion in which the individual or the individual's surroundings seem to whirl dizzily
vortexsomething that resembles a whirlpool
elegya poem in elegiac couplets
avariceexcessive or insatiable desire for wealth or gain : greediness
callousbeing hardened and thickened
satirea literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule or scorn
betrothto promise to marry