GRE Word List

UPROARIOUS

marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny

The meaning of the word uproarious is marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny.

Random words

WordMeaning
avengetake vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
tickletouch (the body) lightly so as to cause laughter; please
dissipatesquander; waste foolishly; scatter
cadavercorpse; dead human body
appraiseestimate value of; N. appraisal
adroitskillful (in using mind or hand)
ostracizebanish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
satiricalusing satire; mocking
imperativeabsolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
orthodoxtraditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine