GRE Word List

MILLENNIUM

thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity

The meaning of the word millennium is thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity.

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WordMeaning
centaurmythical figure, half man and half horse
queasyexperiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
resurgerise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
direwarning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
repastmeal; feast; banquet
pedanticbookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
expenditurepayment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
deportsend out of the country; behave; N. deportation, deportment
rompplay or frolic boisterously; gambol; N.
attenuatemake thin; weaken