GRE Word List

REVERIE

daydream; abstracted musing

The meaning of the word reverie is daydream; abstracted musing.

Random words

WordMeaning
peremptorydemanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
rudimentaryelementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
stricturesevere and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
solicitorlawyer in the lower court of law
caulkmake watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
extant(of something written or painted) still in existence
subjectiveinfluenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
analgesiacondition of being unable to feel pain
fluencysmoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
grislyghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies