GRE Word List

MOROSE

ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy

The meaning of the word morose is ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy.

Random words

WordMeaning
defilepollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
captiontitle; chapter heading; text under illustration
humilityhumbleness of spirit
deterrentsomething that discourages or deters
grandioseaffectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
composuremental calmness
lumbermove heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
aggrandizemake greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
nomenclatureterminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
seamysordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life