GRE Word List


low in spirit : dejected

The meaning of the word downcast is low in spirit : dejected.

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disenfranchiseto deprive of a franchise, of a legal right, or of some privilege or immunity
generateto bring into existence: such as
egressa place or means of going out : exit
divaprima donna
pinnaclean upright architectural member generally ending in a small spire and used especially in Gothic construction to give weight especially to a buttress
fermentationthe enzyme-catalyzed anaerobic breakdown of an energy-rich compound (such as a carbohydrate to carbon dioxide and alcohol or to an organic acid) by the action of microorganisms (such as bacteria or yeast) that occurs naturally and is commonly used in the production of various products (such as food, alcoholic beverages, and pharmaceuticals) especially by controlling microbial enzymatic activity
atrocitya shockingly bad or atrocious act, object, or situation
sheatheto put into or furnish with a sheath