GRE Word List


making up for; repaying

The meaning of the word compensatory is making up for; repaying.

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prominentprotruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent
prosodyart of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
waifhomeless child or animal; Ex. waifs and strays
discourseserious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
obloquyslander; disgrace; infamy
primeperiod of ideal or peak condition; earliest or beginning stage; Ex. in the prime of life; Ex. prime of the year(spring); ADJ: first in importance or rank; first; V: make ready; prepare
parquetfloor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
deprecateexpress disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
effacerub out; remove the surface of
visageface; appearance