GRE Word List


hatred of marriage

The meaning of the word misogamy is hatred of marriage.

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aplombpoise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
jetsamthings thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
benignkindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
gallowsframework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
solicitousanxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
incandescentstrikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
granarystorehouse for grain
punctiliousminutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
falterhesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.