GRE Word List



The meaning of the word distend is extend.

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filthfoul or putrid matter
equipoisea state of equilibrium
aphasialoss or impairment of the power to use or comprehend words usually resulting from brain damage (as from a stroke, head injury, or infection)
adagea saying often in metaphorical form that typically embodies a common observation
accoutreto provide with equipment or furnishings : outfit
vertebrateany of a subphylum (Vertebrata) of chordates that comprises animals (such as mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes) typically having a bony or cartilaginous spinal column which replaces the notochord, a distinct head containing a brain which arises as an enlarged part of the nerve cord, and an internal usually bony skeleton and that includes some primitive forms (such as lampreys) in which the spinal column is absent and the notochord persists throughout life
prominentstanding out or projecting beyond a surface or line : protuberant
pretentiouscharacterized by pretension: such as
sunderto break apart or in two : separate by or as if by violence or by intervening time or space
misdemeanora crime less serious than a felony (see felony