GRE Word List


exciting horror

The meaning of the word dire is exciting horror.

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uxoriousexcessively fond of or submissive to a wife
horoscopea diagram of the relative positions of planets and signs of the zodiac at a specific time (as at one's birth) for use by astrologers in inferring individual character and personality traits and in foretelling events of a person's life
disparitya noticeable and usually significant difference or dissimilarity
arbitrateto act as arbiter upon (a disputed question) : to settle (a dispute between two people or groups) after hearing the arguments and opinions of both
untenablenot able to be defended
degradationthe act or process of degrading
retainto keep in possession or use
labilereadily or continually undergoing chemical, physical, or biological change or breakdown : unstable
consanguineousof the same blood or origin