GRE Word List

DUMMY

a person who is incapable of speaking

The meaning of the word dummy is a person who is incapable of speaking.

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WordMeaning
subservientuseful in an inferior capacity : subordinate
peremptoryputting an end to or precluding a right of action, debate, or delay
dappledmarked with small spots or patches contrasting with the background
fraya usually disorderly or protracted fight, struggle, or dispute
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
intimatemarked by a warm friendship developing through long association
humorthat quality which appeals to a sense of the ludicrous or absurdly incongruous : a funny or amusing quality
misapprehensionto apprehend wrongly : misunderstand
chastento correct by punishment or suffering : discipline
juxtaposeto place (different things) side by side (as to compare them or contrast them or to create an interesting effect)