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.

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WordMeaning
vivid(of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
communalheld in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
dispassionatecalm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
homagehonor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
glossbrief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
mortifyhumiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
turbulencestate of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
skinflintmiser; stingy person
titlename (of a book, film, etc.); mark of rank; formal appellation as of rank or office (such as Lord or General); right or claim to possession; championship; Ex. title as head of the family; Ex. title to the estate
ewefemale sheep