GRE Word List

FORUM

public square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law

The meaning of the word forum is public square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law.

Random words

WordMeaning
meanderwind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
perigeepoint of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
correlateeither of the correlated things; V.
monochromepainting in only one color; ADJ.
repastmeal; feast; banquet
disinterdig up; unearth; OP. inter
interjectionexclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
ethereallike a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
concatenatelink as in a chain
mincingaffectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer