GRE Word List

MEMORIAL

something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative

The meaning of the word memorial is something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative.

Random words

WordMeaning
hivebox for bees; V: cause to go in a hive
stygianunpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
histrionictheatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
scavengehunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
diversediffering in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
thermalpertaining to heat; producing heat; warm; Ex. thermal bath; N: rising current of warm air
clamorloud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
cognitivehaving to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
bickerquarrel
quietudetranquillity; calmness