GRE Word List


causing, marked by, or expressing misery or grief

The meaning of the word dolorous is causing, marked by, or expressing misery or grief.

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rompone that romps
awean emotion variously combining dread, veneration, and wonder that is inspired by authority or by the sacred or sublime
cronea cruel or ugly old woman
abstainto choose not to do or have something : to refrain deliberately and often with an effort of self-denial from an action or practice
limboan abode of souls that are according to Roman Catholic theology barred from heaven because of not having received Christian baptism
equipoisea state of equilibrium
ribaldmarked by coarseness or lewdness : crude
effigyan image or representation especially of a person
nefariousflagrantly wicked or impious : evil
fraughtfull of or accompanied by something specified