GRE Word List


a distinguishing mark or emblem (such as a heraldic bearing)

The meaning of the word cognizance is a distinguishing mark or emblem (such as a heraldic bearing).

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solsticeeither of the two points on the ecliptic at which its distance from the celestial equator is greatest and which is reached by the sun each year about June 21 and December 21
haranguea speech addressed to a public assembly
rostera roll or list of personnel
stammerto make involuntary stops and repetitions in speaking : stutter
putrefyto make putrid
detachedstanding by itself : separate
speechlessunable to speak : dumb
vituperativeuttering or given to censure : containing or characterized by verbal abuse
disparageto depreciate (see depreciate
placateto soothe or mollify especially by concessions : appease