GRE Word List

CHECKERED

marked by alternating squares of different colors, shades, or materials

The meaning of the word checkered is marked by alternating squares of different colors, shades, or materials.

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WordMeaning
intuitionthe power or faculty of attaining to direct knowledge or cognition without evident rational thought and inference
flutterto flap the wings rapidly
despota ruler with absolute power and authority
cubiclea sleeping compartment partitioned off from a large room
ulcera break in skin or mucous membrane with loss of surface tissue, disintegration and necrosis of epithelial tissue, and often pus
cupidityinordinate desire for wealth : avarice
pertinaciousadhering resolutely to an opinion, purpose, or design
collateralproperty (such as securities) pledged by a borrower to protect the interests of the lender
collateto compare critically
tippleto drink liquor especially by habit or to excess