GRE Word List


dead and putrefying flesh

The meaning of the word carrion is dead and putrefying flesh.

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boundfastened by or as if by a band : confined
scruplea unit of capacity equal to ยน/โ‚‚โ‚„ Apothecaries' ounce see Weights and Measures Table
tantruma fit of bad temper
enlivento give life, action, or spirit to : animate
euphonypleasing or sweet sound
pusillanimouslacking courage and resolution : marked by contemptible timidity
thwartto oppose successfully : defeat the hopes or aspirations of
intellectthe power of knowing as distinguished from the power to feel and to will : the capacity for knowledge
vaingloriousmarked by vainglory : boastful
propsomething that props or sustains : support