GRE Word List


the act or process of cutting off : removal

The meaning of the word abscission is the act or process of cutting off : removal.

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advocateone who defends or maintains a cause or proposal
luxuriantyielding abundantly : fertile
galleya ship or boat propelled solely or chiefly by oars: such as
anthropomorphicdescribed or thought of as having a human form or human attributes
causalexpressing or indicating cause : causative
misnomerthe misnaming of a person in a legal instrument
expurgateto cleanse of something morally harmful, offensive, or erroneous
impregnableincapable of being taken by assault : unconquerable
charany of a genus (Salvelinus) of small-scaled trouts with light-colored spots
incipientbeginning to come into being or to become apparent