GRE Word List


continuing or occurring again and again for a long time

The meaning of the word chronic is continuing or occurring again and again for a long time.

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flayto strip off the skin or surface of : skin
overturean initiative toward agreement or action : proposal
centaurany of a race of creatures fabled to be half human and half horse and to live in the mountains of Thessaly
collationa light meal allowed on fast days in place of lunch or supper
retrogradehaving or being motion in a direction contrary to that of the general motion of similar bodies and especially east to west among the stars
truncateto shorten by or as if by cutting off
compendiuma brief summary of a larger work or of a field of knowledge : abstract
carata unit of fineness for gold equal to ยน/โ‚‚โ‚„ part of pure gold in an alloy
gentilitythe condition of belonging to the gentry
recapitulateto retell or restate briefly : summarize