GRE Word List


the quality or state of being poignant

The meaning of the word poignancy is the quality or state of being poignant.

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significanthaving meaning
witticisma cleverly witty and often biting or ironic remark
interminablehaving or seeming to have no end
amenableliable to be brought to account : answerable
salvagecompensation paid for saving a ship or its cargo from the perils of the sea or for the lives and property rescued in a wreck
shangri-laa remote beautiful imaginary place where life approaches perfection : utopia
cherubican order of angels see celestial hierarchy
cosmicof or relating to the cosmos, the extraterrestrial vastness, or the universe in contrast to the earth alone
stipenda fixed sum of money paid periodically for services or to defray expenses