GRE Word List


particular variety of art or literature

The meaning of the word genre is particular variety of art or literature.

Random words

escapadeprank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
bustpiece of sculpture showing a person's head, shoulders, and upper chest; V: break up; arrest; Ex. crimebuster
overweeningarrogant; presumptuous
boltdoor bar; fastening pin or screw; length of fabric; large roll of cloth; V: dash or dart off; fasten (a door); gobble down
insurmountableoverwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
narcissistconceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
somnolenthalf asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
generatecause; produce; create
probeexplore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
stoutrather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter