GRE Word List

GARGANTUAN

huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel

The meaning of the word gargantuan is huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel.

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reprisemusical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
friezeornamental horizontal band on a wall
mirthmerriment; laughter
prevaricatelie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
provisionact of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
hue_and_cryoutcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
antiquemade in an earlier period and usu. valuable; N: object that was made in an earlier period and that is rare or valuable
granulateform into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle
standstillcondition of no movement or activity; stop
sourhaving a sharp or acid taste; acid; tart; bad-tempered; V.