GRE Word List

OBLIVION

obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness

The meaning of the word oblivion is obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness.

Random words

WordMeaning
oathsolemn promise; blasphemous use of sacred words to express strong feelings; swear-word; Ex. ``For Christ's sake''
campgroup sharing a common cause or opinion
postmortemautopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
inquisitorquestioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
provenderdry food for livestock; fodder
laptake in food or drink with one's tongue; splash gently; Ex. waves lapping the shore; N: front area from the waist to the knees of a seated person
forumpublic square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law
pinchsqueeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
solventsubstance that dissolves another; ADJ: capable of dissolving another substance
secreteconceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive