GRE Word List


acutely distressing or painful

The meaning of the word harrowing is acutely distressing or painful.

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inviolablesecure from violation or profanation
latitudeangular distance from some specified circle or plane of reference: such as
enamoredaffected by strong feelings of love, admiration, or fascination
defoliateto deprive of leaves especially prematurely
concoctto prepare by combining raw materials
phyluma direct line of descent within a group
prosperitythe condition of being successful or thriving
behooveto be necessary, proper, or advantageous for