GRE Word List


an invisible emanation

The meaning of the word effluvium is an invisible emanation.

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awla pointed tool for marking surfaces or piercing small holes (as in leather or wood)
momentoushaving great or lasting importance : consequential
epica long narrative poem in elevated style recounting the deeds of a legendary or historical hero
penancean act of self-abasement, mortification (see mortification
solaceto give comfort to in grief or misfortune : console
fetishan object (such as a small stone carving of an animal) believed to have magical power to protect or aid its owner
belateddelayed beyond the usual time
novicea person admitted to probationary membership in a religious community
defileto make unclean or impure: such as