GRE Word List

KILLJOY

one who spoils the pleasure of others

The meaning of the word killjoy is one who spoils the pleasure of others.

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WordMeaning
compulsorymandatory
magistratean official entrusted with administration of the laws: such as
ellipsisthe omission of one or more words that are obviously understood but that must be supplied to make a construction grammatically complete
penitentfeeling or expressing humble or regretful pain or sorrow for sins or offenses : repentant
advertto turn the mind or attention
satiatefilled to satiety
grislyinspiring horror or intense fear
expurgateto cleanse of something morally harmful, offensive, or erroneous
fruitionpleasurable use or possession : enjoyment
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