GRE Word List


clear beef (or meat) soup

The meaning of the word bouillon is clear beef (or meat) soup.

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reparablecapable of being repaired
dilapidatedfalling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
statutelaw enacted by the legislature
garnishdecorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
odiousarousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
enlivenmake lively or spirited; animate
dictumauthoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
incantationsinging or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
punctiliousminutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
prankmischievous trick