GRE Word List


beautiful writing; excellent penmanship

The meaning of the word calligraphy is beautiful writing; excellent penmanship.

Random words

alacritycheerful promptness without reluctance
pendanthanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
pinchsqueeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
inductplace formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
cueword or signal (as in a play to prompt another actor's speech or entrance); reminder or hint; V: give a cue to
mangletear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
parlancelanguage; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
resumptiontaking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
renounceabandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
ravelfall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist