GRE Word List


drunken revel; V. carouse

The meaning of the word carousal is drunken revel; V. carouse.

Random words

phariseePharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
deciduousfalling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
insurmountableoverwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
centurionRoman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
resentmentindignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
slavishof or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
nominalin name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
indefatigabletireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired
academicrelated to a school; not practical or directly useful
platonicpurely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire