GRE Word List


material used to produce a fragrant odor when burned

The meaning of the word incense is material used to produce a fragrant odor when burned.

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rouea man devoted to a life of sensual pleasure : rake
rusticateto go into or reside in the country : follow a rustic life
emolumentthe returns arising from office or employment usually in the form of compensation or perquisites
cowerto shrink away or crouch especially for shelter from something that menaces, domineers, or dismays
campa place usually away from urban areas where tents or simple buildings (such as cabins) are erected for shelter or for temporary residence (as for laborers, prisoners, or vacationers)
grandiosecharacterized by affectation of grandeur or splendor or by absurd exaggeration
oblivionthe fact or condition of not remembering : a state marked by lack of awareness or consciousness
ribaldmarked by coarseness or lewdness : crude
domineerto exercise arbitrary or overbearing control