GRE Word List


a mechanism that is relatively self-operating

The meaning of the word automaton is a mechanism that is relatively self-operating.

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viscoushaving a thick or sticky consistency : viscid
slywise in practical affairs
unceremoniousnot ceremonious : informal
foliagea representation of leaves, flowers, and branches for architectural ornamentation
ingenuea naive girl or young woman
healthfulbeneficial to health of body or mind
hoarygray or white with or as if with age
blotchto mark or mar with blotches
problematicposing a problem : difficult to solve or decide
spinto draw out and twist fiber into yarn or thread