GRE Word List

ENVIRON

enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)

The meaning of the word environ is enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city).

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WordMeaning
regenerationspiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
dowseuse a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
subliminalbelow the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
trajectorypath taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
fortestrong point or special talent in a person's character
dutiful(of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
consternationgreat shock; dismay
variegated(esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
knackspecial talent; art
optimistperson who looks on the bright side; N. optimism