GRE Word List


pertaining to spring

The meaning of the word vernal is pertaining to spring.

Random words

wangleachieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
surfeitsatiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
idylliccharmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
staccatoplayed in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
diveststrip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
simulatefeign; imitate
dilemmasituation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
badinageteasing conversation; banter; joking talk
trilogygroup of three related works (connected by a shared subject but each complete in itself)