GRE Word List

REPRISE

musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises

The meaning of the word reprise is musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises.

Random words

WordMeaning
rivetmetal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
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incognitowith identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
cankerany ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
convergeapproach; tend to meet; come together
peevishbad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
antidoteremedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
abnegationrenunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
chanttune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
fuss:trouble or worry over trifles; make nervous; pay too much attention to; N: needless concern or worry (about a trivial thing); anxious nervous condition; display of attention; Ex. make a fuss over the baby