GRE Word List

SYLVAN

pertaining to the woods or the country

The meaning of the word sylvan is pertaining to the woods or the country.

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WordMeaning
grapplewrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
chastisepunish as by beating; criticize severely
genialitycheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
flamboyantornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
demeanorbehavior; bearing
appellationname; title
minatorymenacing; threatening
irremediableincurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
psychiatristdoctor who treats mental diseases
cohortsgroup of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)