GRE Vocab Word of the Day: Felicity | Manhattan Prep

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Today’s word is felicity, which is a nice
word. It has two definitions. The first is intense
happiness. The second is finding the right words for
something. You’ve probably heard Feliz Navidad—Merry
Christmas, in Spanish. Feliz, felicity, happiness. You might feel felicity on Christmas morning,
surrounded by your family and your friends. Everyone’s getting along, opening presents—felicity. For the second definition, imagine you’re
having a fight with a friend. It’s getting really heated. You’re shouting, you’re not really listening. And then your friend realizes what the fight
is all about and she says that really clearly. You can hear it and you settle down. Your friend has expressed herself with felicity,
the right words for the situation. So, on the GRE, you might see either of these
two meanings. Felicity (intense happiness) or felicity
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