GRE Word List


to enclose closely in or as if in a matrix

The meaning of the word embed is to enclose closely in or as if in a matrix.

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litotesunderstatement in which an affirmative is expressed by the negative of the contrary (as in "not a bad singer" or "not unhappy")
dissentto withhold assent or approval
motifa usually recurring salient thematic element (as in the arts)
glutinoushaving the quality of glue : gummy
subdueto conquer and bring into subjection : vanquish
endemicbelonging or native to a particular people or country
forfeitsomething forfeited or subject to being forfeited (as for a crime, offense, or neglect of duty) : penalty
interregnumthe time during which a throne is vacant between two successive reigns or regimes
finickyextremely or excessively particular, exacting, or meticulous in taste or standards
discretionindividual choice or judgment