GRE Word List

TORRID

(of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs

The meaning of the word torrid is (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs.

Random words

WordMeaning
comebackretort; quick clever reply; return to former status
coddletreat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
respitetime for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
mendicantbeggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
impuissancepowerlessness; feebleness
subsistenceexistence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
waifhomeless child or animal; Ex. waifs and strays
reverenddeserving reverence; N: priest
exculpateclear from blame or guilt
frescopainting on wet plaster (usually fresh)