GRE Word List


an inflammatory sore

The meaning of the word botch is an inflammatory sore.

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sonneta fixed verse form of Italian origin consisting of 14 lines that are typically 5-foot iambics rhyming according to a prescribed scheme
reminiscenceapprehension of a Platonic idea as if it had been known in a previous existence
consistencyagreement or harmony of parts or features to one another or a whole : correspondence
respitea period of temporary delay
abhorto regard with extreme repugnance : to feel hatred or loathing for : loathe
retrieveto locate and bring in (killed or wounded game)
abyssan immeasurably deep gulf or great space
histrionicdeliberately affected : overly dramatic or emotional : theatrical
slapto strike sharply with or as if with the open hand
veritablebeing in fact the thing named and not false, unreal, or imaginary