GRE Word List

ECLECTIC

composed of elements drawn from various sources

The meaning of the word eclectic is composed of elements drawn from various sources.

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WordMeaning
subpoenaa writ commanding a person designated in it to appear in court under a penalty for failure
rareseldom occurring or found : uncommon
chaperona person (such as a matron) who for propriety (see propriety
acutecharacterized by sharpness or severity of sudden onset
delusionsomething that is falsely or delusively believed or propagated
orientationthe act or process of orienting or of being oriented
arbitraryexisting or coming about seemingly at random or by chance or as a capricious and unreasonable act of will
peerone that is of equal standing with another : equal
blighta disease or injury of plants marked by the formation of lesions, withering, and death of parts (such as leaves and tubers)
plagiarizeto steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own : use (another's production) without crediting the source