GRE Word List

IDYLL

short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers

The meaning of the word idyll is short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers.

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WordMeaning
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inculcateteach (ideas or principles); instill
bulliongold and silver in the form of bars
argotslang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
satesatisfy to the full; satisfy to excess; cloy
unexceptionableentirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
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martialwarlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
palliateease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
bulgeprotruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude