GRE Word List


distortion; burlesque

The meaning of the word caricature is distortion; burlesque.

Random words

orientget one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
imbrogliocomplicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
verveenthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
concentrichaving a common center
proselytize(induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
holocaustdestruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
affidavitwritten statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
baneposion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
diversediffering in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
grandeurimpressiveness; stateliness; majesty