GRE Word List

SENSUOUS

giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin

The meaning of the word sensuous is giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin.

Random words

WordMeaning
yokelrustic; country bumpkin;
ebb(of the tide) recede; lessen; diminish; N. OP. flow: rise of tide
dazzlemake blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder
chaffworthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
visevice; tool for holding work in place; clamping device
sacrilegiousdesecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
guiseoutward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
magnanimitygenerosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
bludgeonclub; heavy-headed weapon; V.
polarof a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites