GRE Word List

ELLIPSIS

omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses

The meaning of the word ellipsis is omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses.

Random words

WordMeaning
bloated(unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
raspymaking a harsh noise; grating; harsh
obligatorybinding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
dumbfoundastonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
palpitatethrob; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
perjuryfalse testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
enlist(cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
appurtenancessubordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
rendezvousmeeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
chagrinannoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)