GRE Word List

GROTTO

small cavern

The meaning of the word grotto is small cavern.

Random words

WordMeaning
factionparty; clique (within a large group); dissension
baroquehighly ornate
lullmoment of calm; period of reduced activity; Ex. a lull in the rain; V: cause to become less active; cause to sleep or rest; Ex. lull the opponents into a false sense of security; CF. lullaby
urgedrive or force forward (by causing impulses); drive to take action; impel; entreat earnestly; Ex. urge horses; N: impulse that prompts action
stuporstate of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
libidinouslustful
appendattach
rusticpertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
blatantextremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
manifestationoutward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent