GRE Word List


fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell

The meaning of the word aromatic is fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell.

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glaciallike a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
throttlestrangle; regulate the speed of with a throttle; N: valve that regulates the flow; CF. throat ?
torsotrunk of statue with head and limbs missing; human trunk
depletereduce; exhaust
synthesiscombining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
addendumaddition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
controvertoppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
ooze(of a thick liquid) pass or flow slowly; N: mud or thick liquid as at the bottom of a river
antidoteremedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
haunt(of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented