GRE Word List

LIONIZE

treat (a person) as a celebrity

The meaning of the word lionize is treat (a person) as a celebrity.

Random words

WordMeaning
quintessencepurest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
muralwall painting
supplanttake the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
celestialheavenly
pandemicwidespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
filialpertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
lasciviouslustful
decimatekill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
hecklerperson who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
viablecapable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme