GRE Word List


cover with a thin layer of gold

The meaning of the word gild is cover with a thin layer of gold.

Random words

prestigerespect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
precipitantsomething that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħÀüÁŠ; OP. solvent
lacklusterlacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
arbitraryunreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
plaintiveexpressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
compriseinclude; consist of
stealthaction of moving secretly or unseen; slyness; sneakiness; secretiveness; ADJ. stealthy
vitiatespoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
misanthropeone who hates mankind; misanthropist
stuporstate of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness