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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scurvycontemptible; despicable; N: disease caused by deficiency of Vitamin C
swearvow; promise; use profane oaths; use offensive words
depravityextreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
primproper to the point of affectation; very precise and formal; exceedingly proper
puissantpowerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
absconddepart secretly and hide
restitutionreturning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
headstrongwillful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
queasyexperiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy