GRE Word List

METRICAL

metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer

The meaning of the word metrical is metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer.

Random words

WordMeaning
elicitdraw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
philistinenarrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
impugndispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
yokejoin together; unite; N: crossbar used to joining two draft animals
mutinousunruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
sanguineoptimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
concordatformal agreement
execratecurse; express abhorrence for; detest
advocatespeak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
apostateone who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy