GRE Word List

DERIVATION

the formation of a word from another word or base (as by the addition of a usually noninflectional affix)

The meaning of the word derivation is the formation of a word from another word or base (as by the addition of a usually noninflectional affix).

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WordMeaning
incrementthe amount or degree by which something changes
gaita manner of walking or moving on foot
congenialpleasant
monarchyundivided rule or absolute sovereignty by a single person
eroticof, devoted to, or tending to arouse sexual love or desire
obviateto anticipate and prevent (something, such as a situation) or make (an action) unnecessary
historicalof, relating to, or having the character of history
takeoffa rise or leap from a surface in making a jump or flight or an ascent in an aircraft or in the launching of a rocket
melancholydepression of spirits : dejection
salaciousarousing or appealing to sexual desire or imagination