GRE Word List

ECOLOGIST

person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology

The meaning of the word ecologist is person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology.

Random words

WordMeaning
mangeskin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
pallidpale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
fathomcomprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
aromaticfragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
insubordinationdisobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
nomenclatureterminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
obtrudepush (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
kleptomaniacperson who has a compulsive desire to steal
decipherdecode; CF. indecipherable
parvenuupstart; newly rich person