GRE Word List

EPIGRAM

witty thought or saying, usually short

The meaning of the word epigram is witty thought or saying, usually short.

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WordMeaning
crassvery unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
comitycourtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
hostilityunfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
rejuvenatemake young again
exorcisedrive out evil spirits
bacchanaliathe ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
paragonmodel of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
oscillatevibrate pendulumlike; waver
shambles(place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
disparatebasically different; impossible to compare; unrelated