GRE Word List

MALEDICTION

curse

The meaning of the word malediction is curse.

Random words

WordMeaning
imperilput in danger
eventualhappening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
obliviousinattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)
ragscrap of cloth; ADJ. ragged: old and torn; seeming unfinished and imperfect; Ex. ragged debut/performance
elegypoem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
vacillatewaver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
mustystale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
ingratiatebecome popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
rebusrepresentation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
sterileincapable of producing young; free from microorganism; V. sterilize