GRE Word List
Awful meaning | Awful in a Sentence | Most common words in English #shorts
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The meaning of the word dolorous is sorrowful; N. dolor.
|mogul||powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian|
|paleontology||study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents|
|retroactive||taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future|
|encompass||surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.|
|quail||cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart|
|salutary||tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health|
|rendition||rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc|
|petty||trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded|
|figure||written symbols; number; amount represented in numbers; outline or silhouette of a thing or human body; person (well-known); impression; diagram; pattern; group in a dance; Ex. figure of speech; V. calculate with numbers; adorn with figures; appear; consider; Ex. My name did not figure in the list.|