GRE Word List

DISSERTATION

formal essay; treatise

The meaning of the word dissertation is formal essay; treatise.

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WordMeaning
autocratichaving absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
adagewise saying; proverb
impenitentnot repentant
enactmake (a bill) into law
stunmake unconscious or numb as by a blow; amaze; astound
broodsit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
edictdecree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
defacemar; disfigure
causticburning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
ameliorateimprove