GRE Word List

STOLID

dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected

The meaning of the word stolid is dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected.

Random words

WordMeaning
lassitudelanguor; weariness; listlessness
raptengrossed; absorbed; enchanted; Ex. rapt listener
thermalpertaining to heat; producing heat; warm; Ex. thermal bath; N: rising current of warm air
placeboharmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
sherbetflavored dessert ice
harrowingagonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
quizzicalcurious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
diurnaldaily; occurring during the daytime
atheisticdenying the existence of God; N. atheism
sonicof sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic