GRE Word List


to shine faintly or unsteadily

The meaning of the word glimmer is to shine faintly or unsteadily.

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chorusa company of singers and dancers in Athenian drama participating in or commenting on the action
grillto broil on a grill
makeshifta usually crude and temporary expedient : substitute
exigencythat which is required in a particular situation
extolto praise highly : glorify
optimista person who is inclined to be hopeful and to expect good outcomes : someone who is given to optimism
ingenioushaving or showing an unusual aptitude for discovering, inventing, or contriving
graphitea soft black lustrous form of carbon that conducts electricity and is used in lead pencils and electrolytic anodes, as a lubricant, and as a moderator in nuclear reactors
lancea steel-tipped spear carried by mounted knights or light cavalry
amphitheateran oval or circular building with rising tiers of seats ranged about an open space and used in ancient Rome especially for contests and spectacles