GRE Word List


a trite phrase or expression

The meaning of the word cliche is a trite phrase or expression.

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wizardrythe art or practices of a wizard : sorcery
beneficentdoing or producing good
optimista person who is inclined to be hopeful and to expect good outcomes : someone who is given to optimism
archetypethe original pattern or model of which all things of the same type are representations or copies : prototype
embroilto throw into disorder or confusion
circumscribeto constrict (see constrict
surgeto rise and fall actively : toss
ellipsisthe omission of one or more words that are obviously understood but that must be supplied to make a construction grammatically complete
lopsidedleaning to one side