GRE Word List

DIRE

exciting horror

The meaning of the word dire is exciting horror.

Random words

WordMeaning
disseminateto spread abroad as though sowing seed
elopeto run away secretly with the intention of getting married usually without parental consent
amuleta charm (such as an ornament) often inscribed with a magic incantation or symbol to aid the wearer or protect against evil (such as disease or witchcraft)
toxiccontaining or being poisonous material especially when capable of causing death or serious debilitation
nominalof, relating to, or being a noun or a word or expression taking a noun construction
refulgenta radiant or resplendent quality or state : brilliance
discourseverbal interchange of ideas
prohibitivetending to prohibit or restrain
demolitionthe act of demolishing
enticeto attract artfully or adroitly or by arousing hope or desire : tempt