GRE Word List


proverb; truth pithily stated

The meaning of the word maxim is proverb; truth pithily stated.

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torrid(of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
antiquatedobsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
tenacityfirmness; persistence
vaingloriousboastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
remorsedeep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
sullensilently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
relapsereturn to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
underscoreunderline; emphasize
incantationsinging or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant