GRE Word List

WITTICISM

witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)

The meaning of the word witticism is witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark).

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WordMeaning
rhetoricart of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
illusoryillusive; deceptive; not real
accessibleeasy to approach; obtainable
enjoincommand; order; forbid
somnolenthalf asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
vergeborder; edge, rim, or margin; Ex. on the verge of: very near to; V: border on
nubilemarriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
resignationpatiently submissiveness; statement that one is quitting a job; ADJ. resigned: acquiescent
intrinsicessential; inherent; built-in
unisonunity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.