GRE Word List


blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams

The meaning of the word vendetta is blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams.

Random words

imbibedrink in
virtuosohighly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
cavalcadeprocession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
enterprisewillingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
lexicographercompiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
hypercriticalexcessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
introspectivelooking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
retiringshy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
incidencerate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
wagebegin and continue (a war)