GRE Word List

APOPLEXY

stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain

The meaning of the word apoplexy is stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain.

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pittancesmall amount (of money); small allowance or wage
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underhanddone slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
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factitiousartificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
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outcastone that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
solicitentreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
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