GRE Word List

COMPOUND

something formed by a union of elements or parts

The meaning of the word compound is something formed by a union of elements or parts.

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WordMeaning
vitreousresembling glass (as in color, composition, brittleness, or luster) : glassy
computeto determine especially by mathematical means
memorialserving to preserve remembrance : commemorative
skulduggeryunderhanded or unscrupulous behavior
invalidateto make invalid
falsifyto prove or declare false : disprove
centrifugea machine using centrifugal force for separating substances of different densities, for removing moisture, or for simulating gravitational effects
antediluvianof or relating to the period before the flood described in the Bible
subsideto sink or fall to the bottom : settle
impairto diminish in function, ability, or quality : to weaken or make worse