GRE Word List

ELOQUENCE

expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced

The meaning of the word eloquence is expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced.

Random words

WordMeaning
tautologicalneedlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
inverseopposite
upbraidreprimand; severely scold
slavishof or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
subornpersuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
superfluousexcessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
acclaimapplaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
abstinencerestraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
waifhomeless child or animal; Ex. waifs and strays
swearvow; promise; use profane oaths; use offensive words