GRE Word List

TIMBRE

the quality given to a sound by its overtones: such as

The meaning of the word timbre is the quality given to a sound by its overtones: such as.

Random words

WordMeaning
dignitaryone who possesses exalted rank or holds a position of dignity or honor
nectarthe drink of the Greek and Roman gods
paramourlover
elysiumthe abode of the blessed after death in classical mythology
embargoan order of a government prohibiting the departure of commercial ships from its ports
assimilateto take into the mind and thoroughly understand
squashto press or beat into a pulp or a flat mass : crush
legatoin a manner that is smooth and connected (as between successive tones)
renderto melt down
thwartto oppose successfully : defeat the hopes or aspirations of