GRE Word List
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The meaning of the word embargo is ban on commerce or other activity.
|sardonic||scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile|
|obeisance||bow (to show respect and obedience)|
|glean||gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty|
|fluency||smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent|
|bask||luxuriate; take pleasure in warmth|
|dolorous||sorrowful; N. dolor|
|vulnerable||susceptible to wounds or attack; N. vulnerability|
|swathe||swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages|
|prattle||talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate|