GRE Word List

MORBID

given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease

The meaning of the word morbid is given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease.

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WordMeaning
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madrigalpastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
prosperbecome successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
meleefight
purgatoryplace of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
squashcrush; quash; suppress