GRE Word List


having the right or power of self-government

The meaning of the word autonomous is having the right or power of self-government.

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natationthe action or art of swimming
frolicsomefull of gaiety : playful
homelysuggestive or characteristic of a place of residence or home
pineany of a genus (Pinus of the family Pinaceae, the pine family) of coniferous evergreen trees that have slender elongated needles and include some valuable timber trees and ornamentals
piebaldcomposed of incongruous parts
stratuma bed or layer artificially made
insidioushaving a gradual and cumulative effect : subtle
inductto put in formal possession (as of a benefice or office) : install
ludicrousamusing or laughable through obvious absurdity, incongruity, exaggeration, or eccentricity
sapthe fluid part of a plant