GRE Word List


place for burying the dead

The meaning of the word cemetery is place for burying the dead.

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perniciousvery harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
cacophonousdiscordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
comadeep prolonged unconsciousness caused by disease, poison, or a severe blow
opaquedark; not transparent; N. opacity
felonperson convicted of a grave crime; CF. felony: serious crime
narrativerelated to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
gruelthin liquid porridge
heedlessnot noticing; disregarding
gorgestuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful
relishenjoy; savor; N: enjoyment; zest