GRE Word List


horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast

The meaning of the word ghastly is horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast.

Random words

jestplayful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
cognitivehaving to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
insurmountableoverwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
eclipticpath of the sun and the planets
warrentunnels in which rabbits live; overcrowded living area; crowded conditions in which people live
diemetal block used for shaping metal or plastic; device for stamping or impressing; mold; CF. dice
archetypeprototype; primitive pattern
lush(of a plant or grass) growing very well
piecemealone part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
duressforcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress