GRE Word List

DAPPLED

marked with small spots or patches contrasting with the background

The meaning of the word dappled is marked with small spots or patches contrasting with the background.

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WordMeaning
annotateto make or furnish critical or explanatory notes or comment
vainhaving or showing undue or excessive pride in one's appearance or achievements : conceited
gullany of numerous long-winged web-footed aquatic birds (subfamily Larinae of the family Laridae)
engrossto copy or write in a large hand
ambrosiathe food of the Greek and Roman gods
forensicbelonging to, used in, or suitable to courts of judicature or to public discussion and debate
volleythe flight of the ball (as in volleyball or tennis) or its course before striking the ground
predetermineforeordain
circuita usually circular line encompassing an area
contentiona point advanced or maintained in a debate or argument