GRE Word List

BROOCH

ornamental clasp; pin

The meaning of the word brooch is ornamental clasp; pin.

Random words

WordMeaning
debunkexpose as false, exaggerated, worthless, etc.; ridicule
derogatoryexpressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
inundateflood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
jetsamthings thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
elicitdraw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
expeditehasten; make go faster
ascendancycontrolling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
inadvertentlyunintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
nourishmentsomething that nourishes; food
onusburden; responsibility