GRE Word List


easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity

The meaning of the word lucid is easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity.

Random words

abjurerenounce upon oath
contravenecontradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
sentimentalswayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
librettotext of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
exiguoussmall in amount; minute
ooze(of a thick liquid) pass or flow slowly; N: mud or thick liquid as at the bottom of a river
excerptselected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
boutmatch; short period of great activity; Ex. wrestling bout; bout of drinking/flu
pejorative(of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
hummocksmall hill; hillock