GRE Word List


given to joking : merry

The meaning of the word jocose is given to joking : merry.

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syllogisma deductive scheme of a formal argument consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion (as in "every virtue is laudable; kindness is a virtue; therefore kindness is laudable")
soldera metal or metallic alloy used when melted to join metallic surfaces
factitiousproduced by humans rather than by natural forces
vilemorally despicable or abhorrent
victualsfood usable by people
disconcertto throw into confusion
sleazylacking firmness of texture : flimsy
inimicalbeing adverse often by reason of hostility or malevolence
augurydivination from auspices (see auspice
cordonan ornamental cord or ribbon