GRE Word List


the ability to retain a bodily discharge voluntarily

The meaning of the word continence is the ability to retain a bodily discharge voluntarily.

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whorla drum-shaped section on the lower part of a spindle in spinning or weaving machinery serving as a pulley for the tape drive that rotates the spindle
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venerateto regard with reverential respect or with admiring deference
ventureto proceed especially in the face of danger
luxuriateto grow profusely : thrive
assimilateto take into the mind and thoroughly understand
antlerone of the paired deciduous solid bony processes that arise from the frontal bone on the head of an animal of the deer family
striatedmarked with striations or striae
gossamera film of cobwebs floating in air in calm clear weather