GRE Word List


hag; ugly old woman

The meaning of the word crone is hag; ugly old woman.

Random words

defrayprovide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
self-indulgenceexcessive indulgence of one's own desire
mincingaffectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
azuresky blue
vernalpertaining to spring
pontificalpertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
acquiesceassent; agree passively; comply without protest
lotterycontest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
squanderwaste; spend foolishly