GRE Word List


something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original

The meaning of the word novelty is something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original.

Random words

hortatoryencouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
laudpraise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
catharsispurging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
importunateurging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
epochperiod of time
inequityunfairness; ADJ. inequitable
remissiontemporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
gallowsframework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
embellishadorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
polemicalaggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)