GRE Word List

LIMBO

region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo

The meaning of the word limbo is region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo.

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WordMeaning
calligraphybeautiful writing; excellent penmanship
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luxuriatetake pleasure in great comfort
analogouscomparable; similar
droopbend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
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