GRE Word List

PARAMOUR

illicit lover

The meaning of the word paramour is illicit lover.

Random words

WordMeaning
dupesomeone easily fooled or deceived; V: deceive
forthcominghappening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
impartgrant a share of; make known; Ex. news to impart
trektravel; journey; V: make a long difficult journey
eugenicpertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
catharticpurgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
whelpyoung animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
soporificsleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
provenanceplace of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
benignkindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor