GRE Word List


the degree of mixture with base metals : fineness

The meaning of the word alloy is the degree of mixture with base metals : fineness.

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argotthe language used by a particular type or group of people : an often more or less secret vocabulary and idiom peculiar to a particular group
fruitionpleasurable use or possession : enjoyment
passepast one's prime
harbora place of security and comfort : refuge
fathomlessincapable of being fathomed : immeasurable
masticateto grind or crush (food) with or as if with the teeth : chew
perjurythe voluntary violation of an oath or vow either by swearing to what is untrue or by omission to do what has been promised under oath : false swearing
latentpresent and capable of emerging or developing but not now visible, obvious, active, or symptomatic
gamutthe whole series of recognized musical notes
credulityreadiness or willingness to believe especially on slight or uncertain evidence