GRE Word List


capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action : corrosive

The meaning of the word caustic is capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action : corrosive.

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alliterationthe repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables (such as wild and woolly, threatening throngs)
tureena deep and usually covered bowl from which foods (such as soup) are served
antecedentsa substantive word, phrase, or clause whose denotation is referred to by a pronoun that typically follows the substantive (such as John in "Mary saw John and called to him")
uniformitythe quality or state of being uniform
plutocracygovernment by the wealthy
compileto compose out of materials from other documents
odiousarousing or deserving hatred or repugnance : hateful
chassisthe supporting frame of a structure (such as an automobile or television)
infinitesimalimmeasurably or incalculably small
pterodactylany of various pterosaurs (suborder Pterodactyloidea) of the Late Jurassic and Cretaceous having a rudimentary tail and a beak with reduced dentition