GRE Word List

LIBIDO

psychic and emotional energy or urges behind human activity; sexual desire

The meaning of the word libido is psychic and emotional energy or urges behind human activity; sexual desire.

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WordMeaning
viscidadhesive; gluey
glossysmooth and shining; N. gloss: shiny brightness on a surface; superficially attractive appearance; Ex. gloss of good manners
torrentrushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
piscatorialpertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
ominousthreatening; of an evil omen
maudlineffusively sentimental
vendettablood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
lotterycontest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
complianceconformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
ingenuousnaive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid