GRE Word List



The meaning of the word clavicle is collarbone.

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defiancerefusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
carnagedestruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
recessionwithdrawal; retreat; time of low economic activity
subsidydirect financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
ineluctableirresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
arteryblood-vessel; CF. vein
contextwritings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
genteelwell-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
epochperiod of time
refrainabstain from; resist; forbear; N: chorus