GRE Word List


cowlike; placid and dull; slow-thinking; calm

The meaning of the word bovine is cowlike; placid and dull; slow-thinking; calm.

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casualtyserious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
haranguelong, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
dowdyuntidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
nadirlowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
mammalvertebrate animal whose female suckles its young
crochetmake (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
temperatemoderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
recantdisclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
tranquillitycalmness; peace
immobilitystate of being immovable