GRE Word List

EPIC

a long narrative poem in elevated style recounting the deeds of a legendary or historical hero

The meaning of the word epic is a long narrative poem in elevated style recounting the deeds of a legendary or historical hero.

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adjutanta staff officer in the army, air force, or marine corps who assists the commanding officer and is responsible especially for correspondence
baroqueof, relating to, or having the characteristics of a style of artistic expression prevalent especially in the 17th century that is marked generally by use of complex forms, bold ornamentation, and the juxtaposition of contrasting elements often conveying a sense of drama, movement, and tension
gruffrough, brusque, or stern in manner, speech, or aspect
smarthaving or showing a high degree of mental ability : intelligent
rolling(of land) rising and falling in long gentle slopes; happening continuously by stages; Ex. rolling devolution of power to local governments
unearthto dig up out of or as if out of the earth : exhume
recipientone that receives : receiver
farcestuff
teneta principle, belief, or doctrine generally held to be true
fractioustending to be troublesome : unruly