GRE Word List

QUINTESSENCE

purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence

The meaning of the word quintessence is purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence.

Random words

WordMeaning
innuendoindirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
exhalebreathe out; OP. inhale
provisostipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
diligencesteadiness of effort; persistent hard work
fleckspot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
inveteratedeep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
unbridledviolent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
frescopainting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
craftskill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
grapplewrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar