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
igneousproduced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
glowshine brightly without a flame (as of eyes or metals); show redness and heat (in the face) after hard work or because of strong feelings; N: light produced by a heated body; brilliance of a color
contortionstwistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
complacencyself-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
fretbe annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
exemplifyshow by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
bequeathleave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
unrequitednot requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
brawnhuman muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
uproarnoisy confusion