GRE Word List

MACABRE

gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death

The meaning of the word macabre is gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death.

Random words

WordMeaning
tractpropaganda pamphlet (esp. by a religious or political group); expanse of land; region of indefinite size; system of related organs; Ex. digestive tract
swear-wordword considered offensive; Ex. ``bloody''
wranglequarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
scabbardcase for a sword blade; sheath
carillona set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
ravenousextremely hungry; voracious
acerbitybitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
junkettrip especially one taken for pleasure by an official at public expense
dearthscarcity
finickytoo particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food