GRE Word List

NOCTURNAL

done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne

The meaning of the word nocturnal is done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne.

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flashyshowy; gaudy; giving a momentary brilliance
quaffdrink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment); ČÜČ©ČÜČ© ž¶œĂŽÙ; CF. sip
pragmatistpractical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
smoldersmoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
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