GRE Word List


preventing infection

The meaning of the word aseptic is preventing infection.

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raspto rub with something rough
oatha solemn usually formal calling upon God or a god to witness to the truth of what one says or to witness that one sincerely intends to do what one says
futileserving no useful purpose : completely ineffective
goadto incite or rouse as if with a goad (see goad
disbarto expel from the bar or the legal profession : deprive (an attorney) of legal status and privileges
methodicalarranged, characterized by, or performed with method or order
coniferany of an order (Coniferales) of mostly evergreen trees and shrubs having usually needle-shaped or scalelike leaves and including forms (such as pines) with true cones and others (such as yews) with an arillate fruit
gastronomythe art or science of good eating
perorationthe concluding part of a discourse and especially an oration