GRE Word List

ARTIFACTS

object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced

The meaning of the word artifacts is object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced.

Random words

WordMeaning
gapeopen widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
tarnishmake or become dull or discolored; N.
razedestroy completely; Ex. raze the city to the ground
avalanchegreat mass of falling snow and ice
rafflelottery; V: award as a prize in a raffle; Ex. raffle off a new car
perversioncorruption; turning from right to wrong
reverenddeserving reverence; N: priest
opalescentiridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
milieusocial environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
caratunit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold