GRE Word List

RENOWN

a state of being widely acclaimed and highly honored : fame

The meaning of the word renown is a state of being widely acclaimed and highly honored : fame.

Random words

WordMeaning
lucidsuffused with light : luminous
inherentinvolved in the constitution or essential character of something : belonging by nature or habit : intrinsic
decorousmarked by propriety and good taste : correct
contrabandillegal or prohibited traffic in goods : smuggling
stridentcharacterized by harsh, insistent, and discordant sound
graduateto receive an academic degree or diploma
monographa learned treatise on a small area of learning
recitala detailed account : enumeration
dowdynot neat or becoming in appearance : shabby
ruminateto go over in the mind repeatedly and often casually or slowly