GRE Word List


a strong desire or propensity

The meaning of the word yen is a strong desire or propensity.

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avuncularsuggestive of an uncle especially in kindliness or geniality
quenchput out
incompatiblenot compatible: such as
squelchto fall or stamp on so as to crush
convolutedhaving convolutions
charismaa personal magic of leadership arousing special popular loyalty or enthusiasm for a public figure (such as a political leader)
baitto persecute or exasperate with unjust, malicious, or persistent attacks
stanzaa division of a poem consisting of a series of lines arranged together in a usually recurring pattern of meter and rhyme : strophe
recessthe action of receding : recession