GRE Word List


evil spirit; devil

The meaning of the word fiend is evil spirit; devil.

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bombasticpompous; using inflated language
sextantnavigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
visceralfelt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
waxincrease gradually (as the moon); grow
cohesiontendency to keep together
igneousproduced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
suturestitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
stygianunpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
crestfallendejected; dispirited
fashiongive shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay