GRE Word List


joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival

The meaning of the word festive is joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival.

Random words

endorseapprove; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
diemetal block used for shaping metal or plastic; device for stamping or impressing; mold; CF. dice
junkettrip especially one taken for pleasure by an official at public expense
metaphysicalpertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
favoritismdisplay of partiality toward a favored person
moleculethe smallest particle (one or more atoms) of a substance that has all the properties of that substance
effronteryrudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
vitalfull of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
slavishof or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original