GRE Word List

DUMMY

imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy

The meaning of the word dummy is imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy.

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WordMeaning
flagdroop; grow feeble; decline in vigor or strength; ADJ. flagging; CF. unflagging
genteelwell-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
slewlarge quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
visageface; appearance
somaticpertaining to the body; bodily; physical
supersedereplace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
niggardlymeanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
concomitantthat which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
bruiseinjure without breaking the skin; N.
pensivedreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over