GRE Word List


standing by itself : separate

The meaning of the word detached is standing by itself : separate.

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cartographerone that makes maps
anvila heavy usually steel-faced iron block on which metal is shaped (as by hand hammering)
deprecateto express disapproval of
cornucopiaa curved, hollow goat's horn or similarly shaped receptacle (such as a horn-shaped basket) that is overflowing especially with fruit and vegetables (such as gourds, ears of corn, apples, and grapes) and that is used as a decorative motif emblematic of abundance
potiona mixture of liquids (such as liquor or medicine)
charmthe chanting or reciting of a magic spell : incantation
tantruma fit of bad temper
incorporateto unite or work into something already existent so as to form an indistinguishable whole
spinto draw out and twist fiber into yarn or thread
whetto sharpen by rubbing on or with something (such as a stone)