GRE Word List


posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous

The meaning of the word bane is posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous.

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rationfixed portion; V: distribute as rations
exemptnot subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
docketprogram as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
burnishmake shiny by rubbing; polish
allureentice; attract; tempt
clasphold firmly within arms
navigable(of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
compostmixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
extrapolationprojection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
scenarioplot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events