GRE Word List


to grasp the nature, significance, or meaning of

The meaning of the word comprehend is to grasp the nature, significance, or meaning of.

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formidablecausing fear, dread, or apprehension
etymologythe history of a linguistic form (such as a word) shown by tracing its development since its earliest recorded occurrence in the language where it is found, by tracing its transmission from one language to another, by analyzing it into its component parts, by identifying its cognates in other languages, or by tracing it and its cognates to a common ancestral form in an ancestral language
exudeto ooze out
verbalizeto express something in words
beholdenbeing under obligation for a favor or gift : indebted
implicateto bring into intimate or incriminating connection
gradationa series forming successive stages
eerieso mysterious, strange, or unexpected as to send a chill up the spine
subsidiaryfurnishing aid or support : auxiliary
impotentnot potent : lacking in power, strength, or vigor : helpless