GRE Word List

HALLOWED

blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy

The meaning of the word hallowed is blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy.

Random words

WordMeaning
qualmsuneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
asperitysharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
vitrioliccausing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
beseechbeg; plead with
wanedecrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
sustenancesustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
arraigncharge in court; indict
acrophobiafear of heights
pinnacesmall boat
purchasesecure grasp or hold; firm grasp or footing