GRE Word List

COLLOQUY

informal discussion; conversation

The meaning of the word colloquy is informal discussion; conversation.

Random words

WordMeaning
jestplayful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
covetousavaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
deltaflat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
allureentice; attract; tempt
pestletool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
nocturnaldone or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
fawningcourting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
promulgateannounce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
tremortrembling; slight quiver (as of the earth or from nervous agitation)
acquittaldeliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner