GRE Word List

EUPHONY

sweet sound; ADJ. euphonious

The meaning of the word euphony is sweet sound; ADJ. euphonious.

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WordMeaning
transgressionviolation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
whimsudden capricious idea; fancy
oratorpublic speaker
ovoidegg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
groovelong narrow channel made in a surface to guide the movement of something; Ex. groove of the record
advertrefer
rusticatebanish to the country; dwell in the country
intelligentsiaintellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
millenniumthousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
relinquishgive up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm