GRE Word List
The meaning of the word amalgamate is (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body.
|detain||keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention|
|deducible||derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning|
|palatable||agreeable; pleasing to the taste|
|juridical||of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary|
|vortex||whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged|
|alloy||mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness|