GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
360 English Vocabulary Compilation ...
The meaning of the word eon is long period of time; an age; longest division of geologic time containing two or more eras.
|satirical||using satire; mocking|
|simian||monkeylike; N: ape or monkey|
|douse||plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse|
|heresy||opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic|
|vociferous||clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)|
|catechism||book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize|
|consign||send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee|
|bump||hit or knock against with force; N.|
|chivalrous||courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry|