GRE Word List

LUCRE

money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre

The meaning of the word lucre is money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre.

Random words

WordMeaning
sarcasmcutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
falsifymake (something written) false by changing
solemnityseriousness; gravity
maritimebordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
asepticpreventing infection; having a cleansing effect
repellentdriving away; disgusting; offensive; repulsive; unattractive; N.
disclosereveal; N. disclosure
militiaarmy composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
floweryfull of flowers; full of ornate expressions
piquantpleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help