GRE Word List


keenly alert : lively

The meaning of the word brisk is keenly alert : lively.

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cornucopiaa curved, hollow goat's horn or similarly shaped receptacle (such as a horn-shaped basket) that is overflowing especially with fruit and vegetables (such as gourds, ears of corn, apples, and grapes) and that is used as a decorative motif emblematic of abundance
palatialof, relating to, or being a palace
preeminenthaving paramount rank, dignity, or importance : outstanding
stupora condition of greatly dulled or completely suspended sense or sensibility
orgysecret ceremonial rites held in honor of an ancient Greek or Roman deity and usually characterized by ecstatic singing and dancing
enlivento give life, action, or spirit to : animate
insularitycharacteristic of an isolated people
vortexsomething that resembles a whirlpool
gentilitythe condition of belonging to the gentry