GRE Word List

ANTISEPTIC

substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.

The meaning of the word antiseptic is substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ..

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WordMeaning
peregrinationjourney; V. peregrinate
inflatedexaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
ascertainfind out for certain; make certain
pinelong for; yearn; languish from longing or grief; decline
impeccablefaultless
slapdashhasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
attritionrubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
loungestand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
noveltysomething new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
mentorcounselor; teacher