GRE Word List

INCUBUS

an evil spirit that lies on persons in their sleep

The meaning of the word incubus is an evil spirit that lies on persons in their sleep.

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WordMeaning
stanchto check or stop the flowing of
diversediffering from one another : unlike
proselytizeto induce someone to convert to one's faith
evasivetending or intended to evade : equivocal
crinkleto form many short bends or ripples
latentpresent and capable of emerging or developing but not now visible, obvious, active, or symptomatic
largessliberal giving (as of money) to or as if to an inferior
obscuredark
dabbleto work or involve oneself superficially or intermittently especially in a secondary activity or interest
runicany of the characters of any of several alphabets used by the Germanic peoples from about the 3rd to the 13th centuries