GRE Word List

WEATHER

pass safely through (a storm or difficult period); endure the effects of weather or other forces

The meaning of the word weather is pass safely through (a storm or difficult period); endure the effects of weather or other forces.

Random words

WordMeaning
meticulousexcessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
paletteboard on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
ironyhidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
libidopsychic and emotional energy or urges behind human activity; sexual desire
insurrectionrebellion; uprising
residualremaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
hallowedblessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
knottyintricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
presumetake for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
necromancyblack magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis