GRE Word List

PROVERB

adage; someone or something well known for notoriety; ADJ. proverbial: of a proverb; widely known; ADV. proverbially

The meaning of the word proverb is adage; someone or something well known for notoriety; ADJ. proverbial: of a proverb; widely known; ADV. proverbially.

Random words

WordMeaning
obloquyslander; disgrace; infamy
exorbitant(of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
casteone of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
apologistone who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
lusciouspleasing to taste or smell; delicious
injuriousharmful; causing injury
lustrousshining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
resignationpatiently submissiveness; statement that one is quitting a job; ADJ. resigned: acquiescent
dys-abnormal; impaired
nutritiousproviding nourishment