GRE Word List


funeral ceremony

The meaning of the word obsequy is funeral ceremony.

Random words

superfluousexcessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
squanderwaste; spend foolishly
peregrinationjourney; V. peregrinate
carpingpetty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
outstripoutrun; surpass; outdo
momentumquantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
forlornsad and lonely; wretched; desolate
stereotypeone regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
befuddleconfuse thoroughly