GRE Word List

ELLIPSIS

the omission of one or more words that are obviously understood but that must be supplied to make a construction grammatically complete

The meaning of the word ellipsis is the omission of one or more words that are obviously understood but that must be supplied to make a construction grammatically complete.

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WordMeaning
tutelaryhaving the guardianship of a person or a thing
acrimoniousangry and bitter : caustic, biting, or rancorous especially in feeling, language, or manner
compliancethe act or process of complying to a desire, demand, proposal, or regimen or to coercion
masona skilled worker who builds by laying units of substantial material (such as stone or brick)
ambiguousdoubtful or uncertain especially from obscurity or indistinctness
metersystematically arranged and measured rhythm (see rhythm
vintnera wine merchant
embezzlementto appropriate (something, such as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
callowlacking adult sophistication : immature
pinchto squeeze between the finger and thumb or between the jaws of an instrument