GRE Word List

MADRIGAL

a medieval short lyrical poem in a strict poetic form

The meaning of the word madrigal is a medieval short lyrical poem in a strict poetic form.

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WordMeaning
deviateto stray especially from a standard, principle, or topic
ineffectualnot producing the proper or intended effect : futile
mannerismexaggerated or affected (see affected
syntheticrelating to or involving synthesis : not analytic
grumbleto mutter in discontent
devolveto pass on (something, such as responsibility, rights, or powers) from one person or entity to another
depravitya corrupt act or practice
dapperneat and trim in appearance
retrenchcut down
plumpto drop, sink, or come in contact suddenly or heavily