GRE Word List

RUE

regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful

The meaning of the word rue is regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful.

Random words

WordMeaning
gluttonsomeone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
convictionjudgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
maladyillness
yenstrong desire; longing; urge; Ex. yen for travel
cunningclever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
inverseopposite
perspicuous(of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
navigable(of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
mausoleummonumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
impromptuwithout previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment