GRE Word List
Anniversary meaning | Anniversary in a Sentence | Most common words in English #shorts
Anniversary meaning | Anniversary i...
The meaning of the word ceremonious is marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy.
|flick||light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch|
|prefatory||introductory; of a preface|
|consign||send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee|
|fortuitous||accidental; by chance; N. fortuity|
|lament||grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation|
|mute||silent; without speech; not pronounced; unable to speak; N: one who is incapable of speech; V: soften the sound, color, shade of|
|slough||(of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed|
|wax||increase gradually (as the moon); grow|
|prune||cut away; trim|