GRE Word List

RAUCOUS

(of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts

The meaning of the word raucous is (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts.

Random words

WordMeaning
nostrumquestionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
assentagree; accept; N. assessment
grotesquefantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
requisitenecessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
notableconspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
mandatoryobligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
impiousirreverent
dutiful(of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
estrangedseparated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
engulfsurround and swallow up