GRE Word List

PAEAN

song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory

The meaning of the word paean is song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory.

Random words

WordMeaning
masticatechew
floutreject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
cognatehaving a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
captiousfaultfinding; too critical
wilycrafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
plasticityability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
junkettrip especially one taken for pleasure by an official at public expense
aspersionslanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
anonymitystate of being nameless; anonymousness; ADJ. anonymous
rationfixed portion; V: distribute as rations