GRE Word List

TALISMAN

charm; object believed to give supernatural powers to or protect its bearer

The meaning of the word talisman is charm; object believed to give supernatural powers to or protect its bearer.

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WordMeaning
confineshut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
flourishgrow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
provisostipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
tenancypossession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
arid(of land) dry; barren; unproductive
floridruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
cohabitlive together
calorificheat-producing; N. calorie
conceptionbeginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
anemiacondition in which blood lacks red corpuscles; ADJ. anemic