GRE Word List



The meaning of the word dour is stern.

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concurrentoperating or occurring at the same time
indigenousproduced, growing, living, or occurring natively or naturally in a particular region or environment
perigeethe point in the orbit of an object (such as a satellite) orbiting the earth that is nearest to the center of the earth
amnestythe act of an authority (such as a government) by which pardon is granted to a large group of individuals
talismanan object held to act as a charm to avert evil and bring good fortune
temerityunreasonable or foolhardy contempt of danger or opposition : rashness
functionaryone who serves in a certain function
slitherto slide on or as if on a loose gravelly surface
nostalgiaa wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for return to or of some past period or irrecoverable condition
qualifyto reduce from a general to a particular or restricted form : modify