GRE Word List

DERIVATION

deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word

The meaning of the word derivation is deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word.

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WordMeaning
atypicalnot normal; not typical
billowingswelling out in waves; surging
centrifugemachine that separates substances by whirling them
inebriatemake drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
parallelismstate of being parallel; similarity; analogy
seasonalof a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
instigatestart; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
waxincrease gradually (as the moon); grow
slightinsult to one's dignity; snub; V: treat as if of small importance; insult; snub; ADJ. small in size; of small importance
hackleshairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise