GRE Word List

CONSOLE

an architectural member projecting from a wall to form a bracket or from a keystone for ornament

The meaning of the word console is an architectural member projecting from a wall to form a bracket or from a keystone for ornament.

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charismaa personal magic of leadership arousing special popular loyalty or enthusiasm for a public figure (such as a political leader)
officiousvolunteering one's services where they are neither asked nor needed : meddlesome
girtha band or strap that encircles the body of an animal to fasten something (such as a saddle) on its back
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
analgesiainsensibility to pain without loss of consciousness
effectuateto cause or bring about (something) : to put (something) into effect or operation : effect
contemptthe act of despising : the state of mind of one who despises : disdain
parvenuone that has recently or suddenly risen to an unaccustomed position of wealth or power and has not yet gained the prestige, dignity, or manner associated with it
artlesslacking art, knowledge, or skill : uncultured
empathythe action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner