GRE Word List


having a bad odor

The meaning of the word malodorous is having a bad odor.

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scapegoata goat upon whose head are symbolically placed the sins of the people after which he is sent into the wilderness in the biblical ceremony for Yom Kippur
wretcha miserable person : one who is profoundly unhappy or in great misfortune
concoctto prepare by combining raw materials
foliagea representation of leaves, flowers, and branches for architectural ornamentation
gorycovered with gore : bloodstained
stealtha cautious, unobtrusive, and secretive way of moving or proceeding intended to avoid detection
kaleidoscopean instrument containing loose bits of colored material (such as glass or plastic) between two flat plates and two plane mirrors so placed that changes of position of the bits of material are reflected in an endless variety of patterns
mordantbiting and caustic in thought, manner, or style : incisive
verdantgreen in tint or color
nutrientfurnishing nourishment