GRE Word List


deportment; connection

The meaning of the word bearing is deportment; connection.

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fallow(of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
saturninemorose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
vestigetrace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
dazzlemake blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder
mortifyhumiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
waivegive up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
despoilplunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
pedagogueteacher; CF. child leader
motiftheme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
nomenclatureterminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things