GRE Word List

ACCESSORY

additional object; useful but not essential thing

The meaning of the word accessory is additional object; useful but not essential thing.

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WordMeaning
sibyllineprophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
cabalsmall group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
stem_fromarise from; originate from
agglomerationcollection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap
hysteriaexcessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
insuperableinsurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties
ensuefollow (as a result)
foulvery bad or disagreeable; very dirty; Ex. foul smell/flavor/temper/language/air/deed/weather/means; N. act against the rules; V. make or become foul; commit a foul
dingy(of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
prongpointed projecting part