GRE Word List


stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist

The meaning of the word musty is stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist.

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eschewavoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
encomiasticpraising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
avengetake vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
foregogive up; do without
ragscrap of cloth; ADJ. ragged: old and torn; seeming unfinished and imperfect; Ex. ragged debut/performance
genreparticular variety of art or literature
provisionaltentative; temporary
aromaticfragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
retrospectivelooking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect