GRE Word List

MILIEU

social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.

The meaning of the word milieu is social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor..

Random words

WordMeaning
intellecthigher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
archetypeprototype; primitive pattern
ancillaryserving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
foregogive up; do without
prodigalwasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
plumbexactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
incenseenrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
earngain for the performance of service or labor; gain (something that one deserves); deserve
sultry(of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
anthropomorphichaving human form or characteristics