GRE Word List

REPOSE

resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man

The meaning of the word repose is resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man.

Random words

WordMeaning
paupervery poor person
oligarchygovernment by a privileged few
indulgenthumoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
infiltratepass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
personifyrepresent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
casualhappening by chance; irregular; occasional; informal; showing or feeling little interest; Ex. casual reader/labor/remark
explicateexplain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
portlystout; corpulent
egoone's opinion of oneself; self-esteem
nadirlowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith