GRE Word List


correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity

The meaning of the word congruence is correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity.

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falsifymake (something written) false by changing
spatulabroad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
tarantulavenomous spider
wincemove back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
pedantscholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
lexicographercompiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
unmitigated(of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
euphemismmild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
outlandishbizzare; peculiar; unconventional
profaneviolate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things