GRE Word List


active chiefly in the daytime

The meaning of the word diurnal is active chiefly in the daytime.

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perpetualcontinuing forever : everlasting
bromidea binary compound of bromine with another element or a radical including some (such as potassium bromide) used as sedatives
dissentto withhold assent or approval
panga brief piercing spasm of pain
flauntto display or obtrude oneself to public notice
scruplea unit of capacity equal to ยน/โ‚‚โ‚„ Apothecaries' ounce see Weights and Measures Table
missilecapable of being thrown or projected to strike a distant object
derelictionan intentional abandonment
queasycausing nausea
retentivehaving the power, property, or capacity of retaining