GRE Word List

CODA

concluding section of a musical or literary composition

The meaning of the word coda is concluding section of a musical or literary composition.

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WordMeaning
ravinenarrow valley with steep sides; gorge; CF. gully, canyon
irreparablenot able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
chicanerytrickery; deception
coyshy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer¸¦ ¹Þ¾ÒÀ» ¶§
smugself-satisfied; complacent
retiringshy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
pallbecome boring; grow tiresome
limpidcrystal clear
propitiousfavorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
mutesilent; without speech; not pronounced; unable to speak; N: one who is incapable of speech; V: soften the sound, color, shade of