GRE Word List


prosper; flourish

The meaning of the word thrive is prosper; flourish.

Random words

moresconventions; moral standards; moral customs
pinnacesmall boat
smotherkill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
nipsnip off; stop something's growth or development; bite; make numb with cold; Ex. nip the plan; Ex. A guard dog nipped the postman; Ex. fingers nipped by the extreme chill
momentumquantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
luminousshining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
couphighly successful action or sudden attack; coup(s) d'etat; CF. coup de gr\^ace: deathblow or shot which kills
enervateweaken; take away energy from
reproachblame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
alcovenook; recess