GRE Word List
Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #3
Essential English Words with Meanin...
The meaning of the word existential is pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism.
|panacea||cure-all; remedy for all diseases|
|droll||queer and amusing|
|coma||deep prolonged unconsciousness caused by disease, poison, or a severe blow|
|flowery||full of flowers; full of ornate expressions|
|vagabond||wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp|
|enthrall||capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound|
|proselytize||(induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion|
|sinewy||(of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone|
|entail||make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B|
|decollete||(of a dress) having a low-cut neckline; CF. decolletage: low neckline (on a dress)|