GRE Word List

AXIOM

self-evident truth requiring no proof

The meaning of the word axiom is self-evident truth requiring no proof.

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WordMeaning
effacerub out; remove the surface of
parsimonystinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
percussionstriking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
apoplexystroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
transcribecopy; write a copy of; N. transcription
disbarmake (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
bloated(unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
tithetax of one-tenth (contributed to a church); V: pay a tithe
cholerichot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
perspicuous(of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments