GRE Word List

AMULET

a charm (such as an ornament) often inscribed with a magic incantation or symbol to aid the wearer or protect against evil (such as disease or witchcraft)

The meaning of the word amulet is a charm (such as an ornament) often inscribed with a magic incantation or symbol to aid the wearer or protect against evil (such as disease or witchcraft).

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WordMeaning
volleythe flight of the ball (as in volleyball or tennis) or its course before striking the ground
emancipateto free from restraint, control, or the power of another
ventureto proceed especially in the face of danger
squatto cause (oneself) to crouch or sit on the ground
tactfulhaving or showing tact
hideousoffensive to the senses and especially to sight : exceedingly ugly
mimicryan instance of mimicking
laceto draw together the edges of by or as if by a lace passed through eyelets
frustrateto balk or defeat in an endeavor
preemptto acquire (something, such as land) by preemption