GRE Word List

GENRE

a category of artistic, musical, or literary composition characterized by a particular style, form, or content

The meaning of the word genre is a category of artistic, musical, or literary composition characterized by a particular style, form, or content.

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WordMeaning
fashionthe prevailing style (as in dress) during a particular time
waggishresembling or characteristic of a wag
gloatto observe or think about something with triumphant and often malicious satisfaction, gratification, or delight
amalgama mixture of different elements
compoundsomething formed by a union of elements or parts
variegateto diversify in external appearance especially with different colors : dapple
centripetalproceeding or acting in a direction toward a center or axis
pedestalthe support or foot of a late classic or neoclassical column see column illustration
rubrican authoritative rule
beneficialproducing good results or helpful effects : conferring benefits (see benefit