GRE Word List

JUNKET

trip especially one taken for pleasure by an official at public expense

The meaning of the word junket is trip especially one taken for pleasure by an official at public expense.

Random words

WordMeaning
enmityill will; hatred; hostility
felicitous(of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
stemstop or check (the flow of); Ex. stem the bleeding from the slashed artery; N: main axis of a plant; stalk
foreshadowgive an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
divineperceive intuitively (by or as if by magic); foresee the future; foretell; dowse; ADJ. N. divination
satiricalusing satire; mocking
wavermove or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
prehensilecapable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
delineateportray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
dotagesenility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage