GRE Word List

SOMBER

dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow

The meaning of the word somber is dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow.

Random words

WordMeaning
memorializecommemorate
compulsioncompelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
shimmershine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
boisterousviolent; rough; noisy
toutpromote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
felicitous(of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
incursiontemporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
prolonglengthen; extend; draw out
urchinmischievous child (usually a boy); CF. urchin: hedgehog; CF. porcupine: pig with spikes ?; CF. sea urchin
ruthlesspitiless; merciless; cruel