GRE Word List


having a healthy reddish color

The meaning of the word ruddy is having a healthy reddish color.

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spectruma continuum of color formed when a beam of white light is dispersed (as by passage through a prism) so that its component wavelengths are arranged in order
metaphora figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them (as in drowning in money)
sophomoricconceited and overconfident of knowledge but poorly informed and immature
mellifluoushaving a smooth rich flow
esteemthe regard in which one is held
suffragistone who advocates extension of suffrage especially to women
drollhaving a humorous, whimsical, or odd quality
lancea steel-tipped spear carried by mounted knights or light cavalry
halefree from defect, disease, or infirmity : sound
pastoralof, relating to, or composed of shepherds or herdsmen