GRE Word List


having an unnatural or false appearance or quality : artificial

The meaning of the word contrived is having an unnatural or false appearance or quality : artificial.

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equineof, relating to, or resembling a horse or the horse family
scurryto move in or as if in a brisk pace : scamper
eonan immeasurably or indefinitely long period of time : age
pachydermany of various nonruminant mammals (such as an elephant, a rhinoceros, or a hippopotamus) of a former group (Pachydermata) that have hooves or nails resembling hooves and usually thick skin
malignevil in nature, influence, or effect : injurious
benignof a mild type or character that does not threaten health or life
mergerthe absorption of an estate, a contract, or an interest in another, of a minor offense in a greater, or of a cause of action into a judgment