GRE Word List

REMINISCENCE

recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past

The meaning of the word reminiscence is recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past.

Random words

WordMeaning
petrifyturn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
reserveself-control; self-restraint; formal but distant manner; reticence; Ex. without reserve: freely and openly; ADJ. reserved: shy and uncommunicative
omniscientall-knowing
shuddershake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
gregarioussociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
camaraderiegood-fellowship; CF. comrade
odiousarousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
figurativenot literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
leewayroom to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
apextip; summit; climax; highest point