GRE Word List

DECIDUOUS

falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth

The meaning of the word deciduous is falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth.

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juggernautirresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
virtuosohighly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
shootnew growth from a plant
titlename (of a book, film, etc.); mark of rank; formal appellation as of rank or office (such as Lord or General); right or claim to possession; championship; Ex. title as head of the family; Ex. title to the estate
premonitoryserving to warn
fakenot genuine; N: one that is not genuine; impostor; sham; V: counterfeit; Ex. fake the results of the experiment/the signature
hindmostfurthest behind; farthest to the rear
typhoontropical hurricane or cyclone
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
lagoonshallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs