GRE Word List

POIGNANCY

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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WordMeaning
foistto introduce or insert surreptitiously or without warrant
fundamentalserving as a basis supporting existence or determining essential structure or function : basic
averto declare positively
consonantbeing in agreement or harmony : free from elements making for discord
kenthe range of perception, understanding, or knowledge
stagnantnot flowing in a current or stream
gourmandone who is excessively fond of eating and drinking
sanguinemarked by eager hopefulness : confidently optimistic
interto deposit (a dead body) in the earth or in a tomb
maculatedmarked with spots : blotched