GRE Word List


increasing by successive additions

The meaning of the word cumulative is increasing by successive additions.

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hibernalof, relating to, or occurring in winter
fathoma unit of length equal to six feet (1.83 meters) used especially for measuring the depth of water
decorousmarked by propriety and good taste : correct
rebusa representation of words or syllables by pictures of objects or by symbols whose names resemble the intended words or syllables in sound
torquea force that produces or tends to produce rotation or torsion
dioramaa scenic representation in which a partly translucent painting is seen from a distance through an opening
parquetto furnish with a floor of parquet
avuncularsuggestive of an uncle especially in kindliness or geniality