GRE Word List


lacking in sheen, brilliance, or vitality : dull

The meaning of the word lackluster is lacking in sheen, brilliance, or vitality : dull.

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archetypethe original pattern or model of which all things of the same type are representations or copies : prototype
aberrationthe fact or an instance of deviating or being aberrant especially from a moral standard or normal state
despota ruler with absolute power and authority
naivetea naive remark or action
effusionan act of effusing
metaphora figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them (as in drowning in money)
blemishto spoil by a flaw
circumventto manage to get around especially by ingenuity or stratagem
bilkto block the free development of : frustrate
terminuseither end of a transportation line or travel route