GRE Word List


inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract

The meaning of the word dysentery is inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract.

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protractprolong; lengthen in time; draw out
objectivenot influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
pontificalpertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
deferencecourteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
dissolutiondisintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
connubialpertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
cameoshell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
suppositionassumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose