GRE Word List

COLLATERAL

security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters

The meaning of the word collateral is security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters.

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WordMeaning
codaconcluding section of a musical or literary composition
acceleratemove faster
marginalof a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
maceratesoften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
sectarianof a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
unwieldyawkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
chimericalfantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
inverseopposite
waifhomeless child or animal; Ex. waifs and strays
manneredaffected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech