GRE Word List

ORNATE

excessively or elaborately decorated

The meaning of the word ornate is excessively or elaborately decorated.

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WordMeaning
detonationexplosion
alleviaterelieve (pain)
masqueradewear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
rammale sheep; V. strike or drive against with a heavy impact
harpingtiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
polarof a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
jurisdictionright and power to apply the law; authority
ichthyologystudy of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
discomposedisturb the composure of; confuse
paroxysmfit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst