GRE Word List

OPUS

work (esp. musical composition); Ex. magnum opus: masterpiece; CF. opera

The meaning of the word opus is work (esp. musical composition); Ex. magnum opus: masterpiece; CF. opera.

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paupervery poor person
cronehag; ugly old woman
pryinquire impertinently (someone else's private affairs); use leverage to raise or open something; prize; N. pries: tool for prying
enterprisingfull of initiative; showing enterprise
condescend(derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
intriguemake secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
momentousvery important; N. moment; CF. momentary
extemporaneousnot planned; impromptu; extempore
elatedfilled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
seducelead away from proper conduct; entice; ADJ. seductive