GRE Word List


purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire

The meaning of the word platonic is purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire.

Random words

floweryfull of flowers; full of ornate expressions
detachedemotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
disfiguremar the appearance of; spoil
convertone who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
rakishjaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
lexicographercompiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
maraudmove in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
warrantedjustified; authorized
fraughtfilled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight