GRE Word List


phrase repeated throughout a song or poem

The meaning of the word chorus is phrase repeated throughout a song or poem.

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facadefront or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
opprobriuminfamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
plenitudeabundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
reclinelie down
abject(of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
innovationchange; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
satiricalusing satire; mocking
congruencecorrespondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
polarof a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
nebuladiffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy