GRE Word List


very hot : glowing

The meaning of the word fervent is very hot : glowing.

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cornucopiaa curved, hollow goat's horn or similarly shaped receptacle (such as a horn-shaped basket) that is overflowing especially with fruit and vegetables (such as gourds, ears of corn, apples, and grapes) and that is used as a decorative motif emblematic of abundance
loathunwilling to do something contrary to one's ways of thinking : reluctant
draughta rough written version of something that is not yet in its final form; to write the first rough version of something such as a letter, speech, book or law; to choose people and send them somewhere for a special task
scurryto move in or as if in a brisk pace : scamper
eclipsethe total or partial obscuring of one celestial body by another
punctiliousmarked by or concerned about precise accordance with the details of codes or conventions
acousticsa science that deals with the production, control, transmission, reception, and effects of sound
obtrudeto thrust out : extrude
gorycovered with gore : bloodstained
subjugateto bring under control and governance as a subject : conquer