GRE Word List


full of yearning or desire tinged with melancholy

The meaning of the word wistful is full of yearning or desire tinged with melancholy.

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sticklerone who insists on exactness or completeness in the observance of something
pusillanimouslacking courage and resolution : marked by contemptible timidity
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autocraticof, relating to, or being an autocracy : absolute
obsequya funeral or burial rite
impecunioushaving very little or no money usually habitually : penniless
prolongto lengthen in time : continue
jubilationan act of rejoicing : the state of being jubilant
abstainto choose not to do or have something : to refrain deliberately and often with an effort of self-denial from an action or practice
nemesisthe Greek goddess of retributive justice