GRE Word List

ALIMENTARY

supplying nourishment

The meaning of the word alimentary is supplying nourishment.

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WordMeaning
nemesissomeone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
suitorman who is courting a woman
pryinquire impertinently (someone else's private affairs); use leverage to raise or open something; prize; N. pries: tool for prying
chorusphrase repeated throughout a song or poem
plightdifficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
bodeforeshadow; portend
disclaimdisown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
gildcover with a thin layer of gold
degradationhumiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
anachronisman error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic