GRE Word List

EPIGRAM

a concise poem dealing pointedly and often satirically with a single thought or event and often ending with an ingenious turn of thought

The meaning of the word epigram is a concise poem dealing pointedly and often satirically with a single thought or event and often ending with an ingenious turn of thought.

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WordMeaning
heresyadherence to a religious opinion contrary to church dogma (see dogma
irretrievablenot retrievable : impossible to regain or recover
incessantcontinuing or following without interruption : unceasing
bastarda child born to parents who are not married to each other
incidentan occurrence of an action or situation that is a separate unit of experience : happening
waneto decrease in size, extent, or degree : dwindle
unctionthe act of anointing as a rite of consecration or healing
discomposeto destroy the composure of
sciondescendant
humanemarked by compassion, sympathy, or consideration for humans or animals