GRE Word List

LEGATO

(of music) played smoothly

The meaning of the word legato is (of music) played smoothly.

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WordMeaning
sidetrackswitch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
rhapsodyexcessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
nepotismfavoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
vigoractive strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
flounderstruggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
kudoshonor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
foppishvain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
exposepublic revelation of something discreditable
engageattract; employ; hire; pledge oneself; confront; fight; enter into confliction; interlock; lock together; participate; N. engagement: agreement to marry; arrangement to meet someone or to do something; battle
boisterousviolent; rough; noisy