GRE Word List

ANNUITY

yearly allowance

The meaning of the word annuity is yearly allowance.

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WordMeaning
filigreedelicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
metemeasure; distribute; administer; Ex. mete out justice/punishment
curatorsuperintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
arteryblood-vessel; CF. vein
prancemove about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
spartanwithout attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
plightdifficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
glaciallike a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
satyrhalf-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
cartographermap-maker