GRE Word List

FRESCO

painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)

The meaning of the word fresco is painting on wet plaster (usually fresh).

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WordMeaning
magnateperson of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
surpassexceed
litheflexible; supple; CF. limber
purgeremove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
repletefully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors
unwontedunaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
magniloquentboastful; pompous
gerontologystudy of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
brimuppermost edge of a cup; projecting rim (as on a hat); Ex. The glass was full to the brim; V: be full to the brim
forlornsad and lonely; wretched; desolate