GRE Word List

ENCOMIASTIC

praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy

The meaning of the word encomiastic is praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy.

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WordMeaning
blareloud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light
verbiagepompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
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redolentodorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
fleetfast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
shirkavoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
demurobject (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
congenitalexisting at birth
aversereluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
hoarywhite with age