GRE Word List


curving like an eagle's beak

The meaning of the word aquiline is curving like an eagle's beak.

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culinaryof or relating to the kitchen or cookery
authoritativehaving, marked by, or proceeding from authority
rolling(of land) rising and falling in long gentle slopes; happening continuously by stages; Ex. rolling devolution of power to local governments
revileto subject to verbal abuse : vituperate
unguenta soothing or healing salve : ointment
galleya ship or boat propelled solely or chiefly by oars: such as
dissuadeto advise (a person) against something
altercationa noisy, heated, angry dispute
numismatistthe study or collection of coins, tokens, and paper money and sometimes related objects (such as medals)
asyluman inviolable place of refuge and protection giving shelter to criminals and debtors : sanctuary