GRE Word List

AMBROSIA

food of the gods

The meaning of the word ambrosia is food of the gods.

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WordMeaning
leewayroom to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
sterileincapable of producing young; free from microorganism; V. sterilize
lacerationtorn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
hailfrozen rain drop; V: salute or greet; precipitate hail
simplisticoversimplified
disinterdig up; unearth; OP. inter
opticianmaker and seller of eyeglasses
stampedesudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
inhibited(of a person) unable to express what one really feels
lilliputianextremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels