GRE Word List


great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous

The meaning of the word rapture is great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous.

Random words

arcadea covered passageway usually lined with shops
fallow(of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
garbledmixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
acerbitybitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
comprehendinclude; understand
barefacedshameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
stalematedeadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
muddleconfuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
terrestrialon or relating to the earth
ballastheavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast