GRE Word List

EPICUREAN

of or relating to Epicurus or Epicureanism

The meaning of the word epicurean is of or relating to Epicurus or Epicureanism.

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WordMeaning
decapitateto cut off the head of : behead
avantgardegroup of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
hubrisexaggerated pride or self-confidence
hyperboleextravagant exaggeration (such as "mile-high ice-cream cones")
revulsiona strong pulling or drawing away : withdrawal
gruela thin porridge
pranceto spring from the hind legs or move by so doing
accompliceone associated with another especially in wrongdoing
circumventto manage to get around especially by ingenuity or stratagem
surpassto become better, greater, or stronger than : exceed