GRE Word List

PLACID

serenely free of interruption or disturbance

The meaning of the word placid is serenely free of interruption or disturbance.

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WordMeaning
conventionalformed by agreement or compact
exploitdeed
institutionalizeto make into an institution : give character of an institution to
kneelto position the body so that one or both knees rest on the floor
litotesunderstatement in which an affirmative is expressed by the negative of the contrary (as in "not a bad singer" or "not unhappy")
mashto reduce to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure
lotterya drawing of lots in which prizes are distributed to the winners among persons buying a chance
cleaveto adhere firmly and closely or loyally and unwaveringly
embryonicof or relating to an embryo
redolentexuding fragrance : aromatic