GRE Word List

VIAND

food; CF. live

The meaning of the word viand is food; CF. live.

Random words

WordMeaning
earngain for the performance of service or labor; gain (something that one deserves); deserve
reputablerespectable; having a good reputation
pervasivespread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
emollientsoothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
doltslow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
subordinateoccupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
debauchcorrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
waftmove gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
daintydelicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
dramaprose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation