GRE Word List


be cautious (of)

The meaning of the word beware is be cautious (of).

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defunctdead; no longer in use or existence
paraphraserestate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
podiatristdoctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
inklinghint; slight indication
philistinenarrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
triflesomething of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
saccharinecloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
maceratesoften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
dummyimitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
putativesupposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child