GRE Word List


capable of arousing emotions of tenderness or compassion

The meaning of the word touching is capable of arousing emotions of tenderness or compassion.

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nuptialof or relating to marriage or the marriage ceremony
groovea long narrow channel or depression
curatora person who oversees or manages a place (such as a museum or zoo) that offers exhibits
penumbraa space of partial illumination (as in an eclipse) between the perfect shadow on all sides and the full light
remorsea gnawing distress arising from a sense of guilt for past wrongs : self-reproach
motea small particle : speck
catastrophea momentous tragic event ranging from extreme misfortune to utter overthrow or ruin
ostracizeto exile by ostracism
demoniacpossessed or influenced by a demon
refractiondeflection from a straight path undergone by a light ray or energy wave in passing obliquely from one medium (such as air) into another (such as glass) in which its velocity is different