GRE Word List


records arranged in yearly parts; history

The meaning of the word annals is records arranged in yearly parts; history.

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fanaticismexcessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
woefulsad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
proneinclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
irascibleirritable; easily angered
grillquestion severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
whelpyoung animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
gloss_overexplain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
subterfugestratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
whetsharpen; stimulate; Ex. whet someone's appetite
dripfall or let fall in drops; shed drops; N: action or sound of falling in drops; liquid that falls in drops