GRE Word List


depression of spirits : dejection

The meaning of the word melancholy is depression of spirits : dejection.

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bequeathto give or leave by will (see will
qualifiedfitted (as by training or experience) for a given purpose : competent
confluencea coming or flowing together, meeting, or gathering at one point
prototypean original model on which something is patterned : archetype
plumba lead weight attached to a line and used to indicate a vertical direction
craveto ask for earnestly : beg
impendingoccurring or likely to occur soon : upcoming
demoticof, relating to, or written in a simplified form of the ancient Egyptian hieratic writing
suppositionsomething that is supposed : hypothesis
nostruma medicine of secret composition recommended by its preparer but usually without scientific proof of its effectiveness