GRE Word List


study of insects

The meaning of the word entomology is study of insects.

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acclimateadjust to climate or environment; adapt
exploitmake use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
condignadequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
buffetstrike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
residualremaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
codaconcluding section of a musical or literary composition
exposepublic revelation of something discreditable
scaleclimb up; ascend; remove or come off in scales; N: flake of epidermis; ascending or descending series of musical tones
legerdemainsleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
bombardmentattack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard