GRE Word List


book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus

The meaning of the word anthology is book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus.

Random words

pilfersteal things of small value; filch; snitch
furrowlong shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
illuminatebrighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
wearytired after long work; V.
precisabstract; concise summing up of main points; concise summary of a text
spawnlay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
flagdroop; grow feeble; decline in vigor or strength; ADJ. flagging; CF. unflagging
idylliccharmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
tractpropaganda pamphlet (esp. by a religious or political group); expanse of land; region of indefinite size; system of related organs; Ex. digestive tract
feral(of an animal) not domestic; wild