GRE Word List

ELOPE

run away secretly with the intention of getting married

The meaning of the word elope is run away secretly with the intention of getting married.

Random words

WordMeaning
predilectionpreference; partiality
extirpateroot up; uproot; destroy completely
staidserious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
fiascototal failure; CF. bottle
douseplunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
quintessencepurest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
soporificsleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
voraciousravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
preposterousabsurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
comprehendinclude; understand