GRE Word List


inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)

The meaning of the word epitaph is inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone).

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multilingualhaving many languages; fluent in several languages
petulanttouchy; peevish; ill-tempered
flusterconfuse; make nervous and confused; N.
stagnant(of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
extrudeforce or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
compellingoverpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
betraybe unfaithful; reveal (unconsciously or unwillingly); Ex. Her trembling hands betray her anxiety.
psychosomaticof the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
haughtinesspride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
encroachmentgradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon