GRE Word List

EUPHEMISM

mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic

The meaning of the word euphemism is mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic.

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WordMeaning
hummocksmall hill; hillock
fusilladesimultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
dissentdisagree
meditationreflection; thought; V. meditate
unwarrantedunjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved
codaconcluding section of a musical or literary composition
gruelingexhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
punctiliousminutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
impeldrive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
arborealof or living in trees