GRE Word List

BOURGEOIS

of, relating to, or characteristic of the social middle class

The meaning of the word bourgeois is of, relating to, or characteristic of the social middle class.

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lucremonetary gain : profit
sunderto break apart or in two : separate by or as if by violence or by intervening time or space
medleya musical composition made up of a series of songs or short pieces
masqueradea social gathering of persons wearing masks and often fantastic costumes
volubleeasily rolling or turning : rotating
avidcharacterized by enthusiasm and vigorous pursuit : very eager and enthusiastic
enervatelacking physical, mental, or moral vigor : enervated
kindleto start (a fire) burning : light
varnisha liquid preparation that when applied to a surface dries to form a hard lustrous typically transparent coating
emasculateto deprive of strength, vigor, or spirit : weaken