GRE Word List


past one's prime

The meaning of the word passe is past one's prime.

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minusculevery small
litanya prayer consisting of a series of invocations and supplications by the leader with alternate responses by the congregation
miniona servile dependent, follower, or underling
patinaa usually green film formed naturally on copper and bronze by long exposure or artificially (as by acids) and often valued aesthetically for its color
lotterya drawing of lots in which prizes are distributed to the winners among persons buying a chance
lamentto mourn aloud : wail
garishclothed in vivid colors
functionalof, connected with, or being a function
pastichea literary, artistic, musical, or architectural work that imitates the style of previous work
cantataa composition for one or more voices usually comprising solos, duets, recitatives, and choruses and sung to an instrumental accompaniment