GRE Word List

PACIFIST

one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes

The meaning of the word pacifist is one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes.

Random words

WordMeaning
cachehiding place; V.
ambienceenvironment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
boutmatch; short period of great activity; Ex. wrestling bout; bout of drinking/flu
chaperonolder person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
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
proscribeprohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
extortwring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
relicsurviving remnant (from an extinct culture); memento; keepsake; relics: corpse; Ex. ancient relics; Ex. relics of his travel; Ex. His relics are buried at X.
downcastdisheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
pretextexcuse