GRE Word List

CARNIVOROUS

meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore

The meaning of the word carnivorous is meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore.

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coherestick together
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sustenancesustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
verbosewordy; N. verbosity
inferdeduce; conclude; N. inference
lachrymoseproducing tears; tearful
lanklong and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
smotherkill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
subsidiaryserving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.