GRE Word List

EPAULET

ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)

The meaning of the word epaulet is ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.).

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WordMeaning
disbanddissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
spectrumcolored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
triflesomething of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
porestudy industriously; ponder; scrutinize; Ex. pore over the book; N.
contentionassertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
catharticpurgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
loomappear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
detractionslandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
impuissancepowerlessness; feebleness
uxoriousexcessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife