GRE Word List

IRIDESCENT

exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence

The meaning of the word iridescent is exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence.

Random words

WordMeaning
imponderableweightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
aristocracyhereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
seasonedexperienced
supplicatepetition humbly; pray to grant a favor
defiancerefusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
sinuoustwisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
reverentrespectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
enjoincommand; order; forbid
engendercause; produce; give rise to
disbursepay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse