GRE Word List

EPIC

long heroic poem, novel, or similar work of art (celebrating the feats of a hero); ADJ: (of stories or events) resembling an epic; grand

The meaning of the word epic is long heroic poem, novel, or similar work of art (celebrating the feats of a hero); ADJ: (of stories or events) resembling an epic; grand.

Random words

WordMeaning
confoundconfuse; puzzle
bountifulgenerous; graciously generous; showing bounty
helmsteering wheel of a ship; position of control
languidlacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
ordealsevere trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
glamorcompelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
piqueirritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
galewindstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
dawdleloiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
reciterepeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation