GRE Word List

CAPTION

title; chapter heading; text under illustration

The meaning of the word caption is title; chapter heading; text under illustration.

Random words

WordMeaning
centigradedenoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
carillona set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
scruplehesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
primategroup of mammals including humans
calligraphybeautiful writing; excellent penmanship
humbleof low rank or position; modest; having a low opinion of oneself and a high opinion of others; unassuming; not proud; V. humiliate: make humble; cause to feel ashamed or to lose the respect of others
quarrydig into (to get stone); N: mine; รคผฎภๅ
levyimpose (a fine); collect (a payment); impose or collect (a tax); Ex. levy a tax on tobacco
suppressput an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
requisitionformal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.