GRE Word List

CLICHE

phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. cliched

The meaning of the word cliche is phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. cliched.

Random words

WordMeaning
impudenceimpertinence; insolence
anarchistperson who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
cherubicangelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
vitalfull of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
obligatorybinding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
floraplants of a region or era
pulserhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
rusticatebanish to the country; dwell in the country
slanderdefamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
speciousseemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)