GRE Word List

COMMUNE

small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature

The meaning of the word commune is small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature.

Random words

WordMeaning
predisposegive an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
reactionarystrongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
nemesissomeone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
coquetteflirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
scrutinizeexamine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
irresoluteuncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
huecolor; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
somaticpertaining to the body; bodily; physical
bluesstate of depression or melancholy; style of slow, mournful music (evolved from southern Black American songs)
anestheticsubstance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia