GRE Word List

AERIE

nest of a large bird of prey

The meaning of the word aerie is nest of a large bird of prey.

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WordMeaning
soberserious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
equivocal(of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
exhalebreathe out; OP. inhale
chaoticin utter disorder
palateroof of the mouth; sense of the taste
suffocatedie or kill from lack of air; suppress
vivisectionact of dissecting living animals
grotesquefantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
disingenuousnot naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
metaphorimplied comparison; CF. simile