GRE Word List


said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking

The meaning of the word jocular is said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking.

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loftroom or space under the roof; attic
afterlifelife after death; later part of one's life
connotationsuggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
primogenitureseniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
dingy(of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
cozencheat; hoodwink; swindle
wither(of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
steepsoak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
heresyopinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
rigorseverity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter