GRE Word List

ELYSIAN

relating to paradise; blissful

The meaning of the word elysian is relating to paradise; blissful.

Random words

WordMeaning
debonair(of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
manifestationoutward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
moltperiodically shed or cast off hairs or feathers (for replacement by a new growth)
ecstasyrapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
stalematedeadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
sultry(of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
handsomelarge in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
intimatehint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
granulateform into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle
martinetstrict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet