GRE Word List

SAGA

Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative

The meaning of the word saga is Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative.

Random words

WordMeaning
nexusconnection
moresconventions; moral standards; moral customs
plebiscitedirect vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
earthlyof this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
ragscrap of cloth; ADJ. ragged: old and torn; seeming unfinished and imperfect; Ex. ragged debut/performance
immutableunchangeable
falsifymake (something written) false by changing
spurnreject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
panegyricformal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
sneakmove, give, or take in a quiet, stealthy way; N: one who sneaks; ADJ. sneaky