GRE Word List


to make lucid especially by explanation or analysis

The meaning of the word elucidate is to make lucid especially by explanation or analysis.

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scavengeto remove (dirt, refuse, etc.) from an area
killjoyone who spoils the pleasure of others
lagone that lags or is last
tundraa level or rolling treeless plain that is characteristic of arctic and subarctic regions, consists of black mucky soil with a permanently frozen subsoil, and has a dominant vegetation of mosses, lichens, herbs, and dwarf shrubs
far-fetchedbrought from a remote time or place
prohibitivetending to prohibit or restrain
fractioustending to be troublesome : unruly
holocausta sacrifice (see sacrifice
efficacythe power to produce an effect
uncannyseeming to have a supernatural character or origin : eerie