GRE Word List


pertaining to soil deposits left by running water

The meaning of the word alluvial is pertaining to soil deposits left by running water.

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bilkswindle; cheat
treasurekeep as precious; cherish
distraughtupset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
retortquick sharp reply; V.
remittanceremitting of money; amount of money remitted
trenchantcutting; incisive; keen
authenticateprove genuine
unwontedunaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
pterodactylextinct flying reptile; CF. wing+finger
canardunfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report