GRE Word List

URBANE

suave; refined in manner; elegant

The meaning of the word urbane is suave; refined in manner; elegant.

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WordMeaning
germinatecause to sprout; sprout
zestouter skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
sanctuaryplace of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
antiquatedobsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
varnishpaint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
optimummost favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
mediumelement that is a creature's natural environment; nutrient setting in which microorganisms are cultivated; appropriate occupation or means of expression; channel of communication; compromise; middle position between extremes; intervening substance through which something else is transmitted
mawkishmushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
inklinghint; slight indication
gaitmanner of walking or running; speed