GRE Word List

CORPUSCLE

red or white cell in the blood

The meaning of the word corpuscle is red or white cell in the blood.

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WordMeaning
pinchsqueeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
tendentiouspromoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
vagabondwanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
transmutetransform; change; convert to something different
traumatic(of an experience) deeply shocking; pertaining to an injury caused by violence; N. trauma: serious wound; emotional shock that causes lasting psychological damage
throttlestrangle; regulate the speed of with a throttle; N: valve that regulates the flow; CF. throat ?
lagoonshallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
resentmentindignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
polyglotspeaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
gourmetconnoisseur of food and drink; epicure