GRE Word List


compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous

The meaning of the word glamor is compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous.

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menialsuitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
frictionclash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
institutioninstituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
incenseenrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
atonemake amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
punctiliousminutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
penanceself-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
reprovecensure; rebuke; N. reproof
adversegoing against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
chaseornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch