GRE Word List

FINERY

ornament

The meaning of the word finery is ornament.

Random words

WordMeaning
soliloquythe act of talking to oneself
excoriateto wear off the skin of : abrade
persevereto persist in a state, enterprise, or undertaking in spite of counterinfluences, opposition, or discouragement
perversionthe action of perverting : the condition of being perverted
parablea usually short fictitious story that illustrates a moral attitude or a religious principle
introverta person whose personality is characterized by introversion : a typically reserved or quiet person who tends to be introspective and enjoys spending time alone
resurrectto raise from the dead
vieto strive for superiority : contend
sublimeto cause to pass directly from the solid to the vapor state and condense back to solid form
elusivetending to elude: such as