GRE Word List

ANTLER

bony growth on the head of a deer

The meaning of the word antler is bony growth on the head of a deer.

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glimmershine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
optimummost favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
diademcrown
tantalizetease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
emancipateset free; liberate
scurrilousabusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
interregnumperiod between two successive reigns or governments
flicklight stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
sublimaterefine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
unprepossessingunattractive