GRE Word List

HUMID

damp; N. humidity

The meaning of the word humid is damp; N. humidity.

Random words

WordMeaning
palmconceal in the palm of the hand; palm off: pass off; Ex. palm off some bad oranges onto the lady/the painting as a real Renoir
sybaritelover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
urgedrive or force forward (by causing impulses); drive to take action; impel; entreat earnestly; Ex. urge horses; N: impulse that prompts action
suppressput an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
foolhardyrash; reckless; foolishly daring
enthrallcapture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
rhetoricart of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
spinrotate swiftly; make (thread) by twisting (cotton, wool, etc.); N.
intuitionimmediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
mirthmerriment; laughter