GRE Word List

CONCISE

marked by brevity of expression or statement : free from all elaboration and superfluous detail

The meaning of the word concise is marked by brevity of expression or statement : free from all elaboration and superfluous detail.

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WordMeaning
resurrectto raise from the dead
virtueconformity to a standard of right : morality
sluicean artificial passage for water (as in a millstream) fitted with a valve or gate for stopping or regulating flow
palmany of a family (Palmae synonym Arecaceae) of mostly tropical or subtropical monocotyledonous trees, shrubs, or vines with usually a simple stem and a terminal crown of large pinnate or fan-shaped leaves
propinquitynearness of blood : kinship
calamitya disastrous event marked by great loss and lasting distress and suffering
natalnative
glutinoushaving the quality of glue : gummy
modean arrangement of the eight diatonic notes or tones of an octave according to one of several fixed schemes of their intervals (see interval
plastera medicated or protective dressing that consists of a film (as of cloth or plastic) spread with a usually medicated substance