GRE Word List


delicate; of very fine quality

The meaning of the word choice is delicate; of very fine quality.

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ostentatiousshowy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
cowterrorize; intimidate
fictitiousimaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
abscissioncutting off; separation
monotheismbelief in one God
pursepucker; contract (lips) into wrinkles; N: wallet
embracehug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
viperpoisonous snake
pasticheimitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
analgesiacondition of being unable to feel pain