GRE Word List

MAUVE

pale purple

The meaning of the word mauve is pale purple.

Random words

WordMeaning
cavilquibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
spanglesmall shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
commemoratehonor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
convenecome together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
clairvoyanthaving foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
dauntlessbold; fearless
fatuoussmugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
bowdlerizeexpurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
derisionridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
primeperiod of ideal or peak condition; earliest or beginning stage; Ex. in the prime of life; Ex. prime of the year(spring); ADJ: first in importance or rank; first; V: make ready; prepare