GRE Word List

CONUNDRUM

riddle; difficult problem

The meaning of the word conundrum is riddle; difficult problem.

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hysteriaexcessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
platonicpurely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
renounceabandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
redolentodorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
draftfirst rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
reveriedaydream; abstracted musing
quaffdrink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment); ČÜČ©ČÜČ© ž¶œĂŽÙ; CF. sip
affidavitwritten statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
abject(of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
retributiondeserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back