GRE Word List

SIDEREAL

relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day

The meaning of the word sidereal is relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day.

Random words

WordMeaning
irresoluteuncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
entouragegroup of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
callowyouthful; immature; inexperienced
quellsuppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
rotund(of a person) fat and round
blithegay; joyous
antithesiscontrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
squabbleminor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
dulcetsweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
vendettablood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams