GRE Word List

EPICUREAN

believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.

The meaning of the word epicurean is believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N..

Random words

WordMeaning
persistcontinue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
eerieweird; causing fear because strange
interbury; N. interment
hoaxtrick which makes someone take action; practical joke; Ex. hoax mail; V.
promiscuousmixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
ethnologystudy of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
entreatplead; ask earnestly
overturnturn over; capsize; topple
stratagemdeceptive scheme; clever trick
decoylure or bait; V.