GRE Word List


rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture

The meaning of the word carrion is rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture.

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thematicof a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
tottershake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
discordconflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
disingenuousnot naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
intersticenarrow space between things
whiffpuff or gust (of air, scent, etc.); short-lasting smell; hint; Ex. whiff of perfume/scandal
addressdirect a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
annulmake void
tensilecapable of being stretched; of tension; Ex. tensile rubber
corrugatedwrinkled; ridged