GRE Word List

EMBODY

give a bodily form to; incorporate; include

The meaning of the word embody is give a bodily form to; incorporate; include.

Random words

WordMeaning
malapropismcomic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
syllogismlogical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
writwritten command issued by a court (telling someone to do or not to do something)
prodigalwasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
sarcasmcutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
jabberchatter rapidly or unintelligibly
sallow(of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
aegisshield; protection; defense
volitionact of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
haggleargue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)