GRE Word List

ECLIPTIC

path of the sun and the planets

The meaning of the word ecliptic is path of the sun and the planets.

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exorbitant(of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
hamperobstruct; prevent the free movement of; N: ฝฤทแวฐภฬณช ภวบน ต๎ภป ดใดย นูฑธดฯ
sensuousgiving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
fleecewool coat of a sheep; V: shear the fleece from; rob by a trick; swindle; plunder
satiatesatisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
omnivorouseating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
diemetal block used for shaping metal or plastic; device for stamping or impressing; mold; CF. dice
epicureanbelieving that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
unequivocalplain; clear; obvious
luridwild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder