GRE Word List

ELIXIR

a substance held capable of changing base metals into gold

The meaning of the word elixir is a substance held capable of changing base metals into gold.

Random words

WordMeaning
concomitantaccompanying especially in a subordinate or incidental way
effeminatehaving feminine qualities untypical of a man : not manly in appearance or manner
waverto vacillate irresolutely between choices : fluctuate in opinion, allegiance, or direction
humanemarked by compassion, sympathy, or consideration for humans or animals
vindictivedisposed to seek revenge : vengeful
remittancea sum of money remitted
paltryinferior
illusivebased on or producing illusion : illusory
decrepitudethe quality or state of being decrepit
encumberweigh down