GRE Word List


superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)

The meaning of the word curator is superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library).

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defoliatedestroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
hindmostfurthest behind; farthest to the rear
primordialexisting at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
healthfulconducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
girthdistance around something; circumference
seasonenhance the flavor of by adding a spice, etc.; inure; harden; N. seasoning: something used in seasoning
inducepersuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
apostateone who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
succulentjuicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
impedimenthindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment