GRE Word List


to strive to equal or excel

The meaning of the word emulate is to strive to equal or excel.

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assailto attack violently : assault
impendingoccurring or likely to occur soon : upcoming
rabiesan acute virus disease of the nervous system of mammals that is caused by a rhabdovirus (species Rabies virus of the genus Lyssavirus) usually transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal and that is characterized typically by increased salivation, abnormal behavior, and eventual paralysis and death when untreated
argotthe language used by a particular type or group of people : an often more or less secret vocabulary and idiom peculiar to a particular group
idlenot occupied or employed: such as
beneficentdoing or producing good
finishedentirely done
fulsomecharacterized by abundance : copious
artifactsa usually simple object (such as a tool or ornament) showing human workmanship or modification as distinguished from a natural object
kernelthe inner softer part of a seed, fruit stone, or nut