GRE Word List


producing tears; tearful

The meaning of the word lachrymose is producing tears; tearful.

Random words

goadurge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
writhetwist in coils; contort in pain
litotesunderstatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
senilityold age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
factionparty; clique (within a large group); dissension
cataclysmdeluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
malefactorevildoer; criminal
emanateissue forth; come out
hypnosisinduced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
travailstrenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth