GRE Word List

ELYSIUM

place or condition of bliss

The meaning of the word elysium is place or condition of bliss.

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WordMeaning
honesharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
equanimitycalmness of temperament; composure
bacchanalnoisy party with a lot of drinking
evocativetending to call up (emotions, memories)
antecedentspreceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
prunecut away; trim
morticianundertaker; CF. death
yoretime long past; Ex. in the days of yore
ravagedevastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
hypercriticalexcessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)