GRE Word List


engrossed; absorbed; enchanted; Ex. rapt listener

The meaning of the word rapt is engrossed; absorbed; enchanted; Ex. rapt listener.

Random words

psychosomaticof the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
sleazyshabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
plebiscitedirect vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
primaryfirst in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
enterprisewillingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
aquilinecurved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
decollete(of a dress) having a low-cut neckline; CF. decolletage: low neckline (on a dress)
singularbeing only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
clangorloud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
shardfragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)