GRE Word List

ABORIGINAL

being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine

The meaning of the word aboriginal is being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine.

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WordMeaning
laconicbrief and to the point; using few words; terse
peruseread through with care; N. perusal
blisscomplete happiness; ADJ. blissful
convergeapproach; tend to meet; come together
fulsomedisgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
wanedecrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
deigncondescend; stoop
humdrumdull; monotonous
retributiondeserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
throb(of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart