GRE Word List

DEVISE

to form in the mind by new combinations or applications of ideas or principles : invent

The meaning of the word devise is to form in the mind by new combinations or applications of ideas or principles : invent.

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WordMeaning
minusculevery small
amendto put right
avertto turn away or aside (the eyes, one's gaze, etc.) in avoidance
elasticcapable of recovering size and shape after deformation
lineagedescent in a line from a common progenitor
chideto speak out in angry or displeased rebuke
elaborateplanned or carried out with great care
claviclea bone of the shoulder girdle typically serving to link the scapula and sternum
ventureto proceed especially in the face of danger
synchronoushappening, existing, or arising at precisely the same time