GRE Word List


preventing infection; having a cleansing effect

The meaning of the word aseptic is preventing infection; having a cleansing effect.

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infestinhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
facadefront or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
mellifluous(of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
devolvedeputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
concatenatelink as in a chain
hoverhang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
convenecome together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
upright(sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral