GRE Word List

DIAPHANOUS

sheer; transparent

The meaning of the word diaphanous is sheer; transparent.

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WordMeaning
enactmake (a bill) into law
protrudestick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth
asunderinto parts; apart; V. sunder
pretendfeign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
dowrymoney or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
ebullientshowing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
politicprudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
surmiseguess; N.
summationact of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
chicanerytrickery; deception