GRE Word List


grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation

The meaning of the word lament is grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation.

Random words

repertoirelist of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
metallurgicalpertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
disconcertconfuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
aspirantseeker after position or status
blunthaving a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
promptcause; urge; provoke; provide a cue (for an actor); ADJ: done without delay; done at the right time; punctual; on time; N: reminder or cue
hygienescience and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
dallytrifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
quivertremble; shake; N.
epithetword or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)