GRE Word List

CONTAGION

a contagious disease

The meaning of the word contagion is a contagious disease.

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WordMeaning
apothegma short, pithy, and instructive saying or formulation : aphorism
culminationthe action of culminating
dislodgeto drive from a position of hiding, defense, or advantage
canterone who uses cant: such as
monolithicof, relating to, or resembling a monolith : huge
swarma great number of honeybees emigrating together from a hive in company with a queen to start a new colony elsewhere
loftyelevated in character and spirit : noble
draughta rough written version of something that is not yet in its final form; to write the first rough version of something such as a letter, speech, book or law; to choose people and send them somewhere for a special task
somnambulistan abnormal condition of sleep in which motor acts (such as walking) are performed
belittleto speak slightingly of : disparage