GRE Word List

DRAMA

prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation

The meaning of the word drama is prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation.

Random words

WordMeaning
fringedecorative edge of hanging threads; edge
miserlystingy; mean
elusiveevasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
rationalizemake rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
castigationpunishment; severe criticism or disapproval
virulent(of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
concomitantthat which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
amenableobedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
titlename (of a book, film, etc.); mark of rank; formal appellation as of rank or office (such as Lord or General); right or claim to possession; championship; Ex. title as head of the family; Ex. title to the estate
vouchsafegrant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment