GRE Word List


flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river

The meaning of the word delta is flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river.

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extortwring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
exuberanceoverflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
aromaticfragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
propheticof a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
cogtooth projecting from a wheel
executeput into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
isthmusnarrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
incommodiousnot spacious; inconvenient
hackneyedcommonplace; trite
incredulouswithholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief