GRE Word List


characteristic of prose as distinguished from poetry : factual

The meaning of the word prosaic is characteristic of prose as distinguished from poetry : factual.

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animadversiona critical and usually censorious remark
tippleto drink liquor especially by habit or to excess
devoteean ardent follower, supporter, or enthusiast (as of a religion, art form, or sport)
vervethe spirit and enthusiasm animating artistic composition or performance : vivacity
acrimoniousangry and bitter : caustic, biting, or rancorous especially in feeling, language, or manner
repressto check by or as if by pressure : curb
residuesomething that remains after a part is taken, separated, or designated or after the completion of a process : remnant
propinquitynearness of blood : kinship
veneera thin sheet of a material: such as
conspiracythe act of conspiring together