GRE Word List

APHASIA

loss of speech due to injury or illness

The meaning of the word aphasia is loss of speech due to injury or illness.

Random words

WordMeaning
audaciousdaring; bold; N. audacity
saturninemorose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
consignsend to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
sprightlylively
noncommittalneutral; refusing commitment to a particular opinion; unpledged; undecided
restraintmoderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
witlesslacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
embedenclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
memoirmemoirs; autobiography; biography
heinousatrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime