GRE Word List


a gem carved in relief (see relief

The meaning of the word cameo is a gem carved in relief (see relief.

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truisman undoubted or self-evident truth
outskirtsa part remote from the center : border
celibateof, relating to, or characterized by celibacy:
abutto border on : to touch along an edge
cemeterya burial ground
refuteto prove wrong by argument or evidence : show to be false or erroneous
somnambulistan abnormal condition of sleep in which motor acts (such as walking) are performed
foraya sudden or irregular invasion or attack for war or spoils : raid
genrea category of artistic, musical, or literary composition characterized by a particular style, form, or content
derivativea word formed from another word or base : a word formed by derivation