GRE Word List

REMINISCENT

suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence

The meaning of the word reminiscent is suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence.

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WordMeaning
flashyshowy; gaudy; giving a momentary brilliance
vivid(of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
grotesquefantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
warrantedjustified; authorized
vertigosevere dizziness; giddiness
ramifybranch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
civilhaving to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
gradationseries of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
bromideplatitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
munificentvery generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience