GRE Word List


druggist; pharmacist

The meaning of the word apothecary is druggist; pharmacist.

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contriveinvent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
incenseenrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
rumblemake or move with a deep rolling sound (as thunder or stomach)
viperpoisonous snake
obtrudepush (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
pastesmooth viscous mixture as of flour(powder made by crushing grain) and water (used as an adhesive); V: cause to adhere by applying paste
supplicatepetition humbly; pray to grant a favor
plebeiancommon; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
imperceptibleunnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
oscillatevibrate pendulumlike; waver