GRE Word List


preventing infection

The meaning of the word aseptic is preventing infection.

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friskto search (a person) for something (such as a concealed weapon) by running the hand rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets
invidiousof an unpleasant or objectionable nature : obnoxious
retractto draw back or in
malevolenthaving, showing, or arising from intense often vicious ill will, spite, or hatred
limberhaving a supple and resilient quality (as of mind or body) : agile
pettyhaving secondary rank or importance : minor
galleya ship or boat propelled solely or chiefly by oars: such as
abrogateto abolish by authoritative action : annul
paraphernaliathe separate real or personal property of a married woman that she can dispose of by will and sometimes according to common law during her life