GRE Word List

APPELLATION

an identifying name or title : designation

The meaning of the word appellation is an identifying name or title : designation.

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WordMeaning
myriadten thousand
interjectionan ejaculatory utterance usually lacking grammatical connection: such as
invectiveinsulting or abusive language : vituperation
kudospraise given for achievement
voyeursomeone who obtains sexual gratification from observing unsuspecting individuals who are partly undressed, naked, or engaged in sexual acts
incubusan evil spirit that lies on persons in their sleep
gravitydignity or sobriety of bearing
broochan ornament that is held by a pin or clasp and is worn at or near the neck
antecedentsa substantive word, phrase, or clause whose denotation is referred to by a pronoun that typically follows the substantive (such as John in "Mary saw John and called to him")
carapacea bony or chitinous case or shield covering the back or part of the back of an animal (such as a turtle or crab)