GRE Word List


exciting horror

The meaning of the word dire is exciting horror.

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rebuttalthe act of rebutting especially in a legal suit
ethosthe distinguishing character, sentiment, moral nature, or guiding beliefs of a person, group, or institution
apothegma short, pithy, and instructive saying or formulation : aphorism
captionthe part of a legal document that shows where, when, and by what authority it was taken, found, or executed
bungleto act or work clumsily and awkwardly
loatheto dislike greatly and often with disgust or intolerance : detest
circumlocutionthe use of an unnecessarily large number of words to express an idea
artifactsa usually simple object (such as a tool or ornament) showing human workmanship or modification as distinguished from a natural object
mongrelan individual resulting from the interbreeding of diverse breeds (see breed