GRE Word List

DEMOGRAPHIC

related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population

The meaning of the word demographic is related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population.

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WordMeaning
runicmysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
ciphernonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
spinrotate swiftly; make (thread) by twisting (cotton, wool, etc.); N.
volatilechangeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
acclivitysharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
stunmake unconscious or numb as by a blow; amaze; astound
apathylack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
unkemptdisheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
obituarydeath notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
detachedemotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment