GRE Word List

IDYLL

a simple descriptive work in poetry or prose that deals with rustic life or pastoral scenes or suggests a mood of peace and contentment

The meaning of the word idyll is a simple descriptive work in poetry or prose that deals with rustic life or pastoral scenes or suggests a mood of peace and contentment.

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WordMeaning
broochan ornament that is held by a pin or clasp and is worn at or near the neck
blusterto talk or act with noisy swaggering threats
startto move suddenly and violently : spring
squeamisheasily nauseated : queasy
decolletewearing a strapless or low-necked dress
biliousof or relating to a yellow or greenish fluid that is secreted by the liver and that aids especially in the emulsification and absorption of fats : of or relating to bile (see bile
siftto put through a sieve
censurea judgment involving condemnation
compassionsympathetic consciousness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it
apprehendarrest