GRE Word List


connoisseur of food and drink; epicure

The meaning of the word gourmet is connoisseur of food and drink; epicure.

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monogramdesign composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
formalityceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
truculenceaggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
collectedcomposed; calm; self-possessed
kernelcentral or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
satellitesmall body revolving around a larger one
corporealbodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
bureaucracyoverregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
wheedledeceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her