GRE Word List


having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash

The meaning of the word ciliated is having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash.

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aquilinecurved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
patinagreen crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
wry(esp. of an expression of the face) twisted; with a humorous twist (expressing displeasure)
fermentationchemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
pertinaciousholding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
hindsightunderstanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
desecrateprofane; violate the sanctity of
provocativearousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
bleakcold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
enjoincommand; order; forbid