GRE Word List

ADAGE

wise saying; proverb

The meaning of the word adage is wise saying; proverb.

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WordMeaning
squelchproduce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF. ΑψΘλΐ» ΐ§Ώ‘Ό­ Ήβΐ» Ά§
determinatehaving a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
extolpraise very highly; glorify
mantleloose sleeveless outer garment; cloak; something that covers or envelops; the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
reciprocalmutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
concatenatelink as in a chain
reprievepostponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
unraveldisentangle; solve
statutorycreated by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
contestdispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.