GRE Word List

NECTAR

drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees

The meaning of the word nectar is drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees.

Random words

WordMeaning
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.
ballastheavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
dispensedistribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
mettlecourage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
disheveleduntidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
spinrotate swiftly; make (thread) by twisting (cotton, wool, etc.); N.
confidetell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
hoaxtrick which makes someone take action; practical joke; Ex. hoax mail; V.
suavityurbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous
trilogygroup of three related works (connected by a shared subject but each complete in itself)