GRE Word List


the bottom of something considered as its support : foundation

The meaning of the word base is the bottom of something considered as its support : foundation.

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protuberancesomething that is protuberant
placeboa usually pharmacologically inert preparation prescribed more for the mental relief of the patient than for its actual effect on a disorder
voyeursomeone who obtains sexual gratification from observing unsuspecting individuals who are partly undressed, naked, or engaged in sexual acts
variegatedhaving discrete markings of different colors
strangleto choke to death by compressing the throat with something (such as a hand or rope) : throttle
rakishof, relating to, or characteristic of a rake : dissolute
adjutanta staff officer in the army, air force, or marine corps who assists the commanding officer and is responsible especially for correspondence
allureto entice by charm or attraction
opportunesuitable or convenient for a particular occurrence
centrifugea machine using centrifugal force for separating substances of different densities, for removing moisture, or for simulating gravitational effects