GRE Word List
Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #3
Essential English Words with Meanin...
The meaning of the word conveyance is vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance.
|pandemonium||wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost|
|traverse||go through or across|
|context||writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs|
|instigate||start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel|
|lavish||liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance|
|miscellany||mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items|
|executioner||person administering capital punishment|
|idiom||expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic|
|bliss||complete happiness; ADJ. blissful|
|blues||state of depression or melancholy; style of slow, mournful music (evolved from southern Black American songs)|