GRE Word List

EPITHET

a characterizing word or phrase accompanying or occurring in place of the name of a person or thing

The meaning of the word epithet is a characterizing word or phrase accompanying or occurring in place of the name of a person or thing.

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WordMeaning
feuda mutual enmity or quarrel that is often prolonged or inveterate (see inveterate
cerebrationto use the mind : think
grossglaringly noticeable usually because of inexcusable badness or objectionableness
circuitoushaving a circular or winding course
imperativenot to be avoided or evaded : necessary
threatan expression of intention to inflict evil, injury, or damage
anointto smear or rub with oil or an oily substance
pertinaciousadhering resolutely to an opinion, purpose, or design
tumidmarked by swelling : swollen
nascentcoming or having recently come into existence