GRE Word List

ETHNOLOGY

study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology

The meaning of the word ethnology is study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology.

Random words

WordMeaning
anchorsecure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; N. anchorage
fugitivefleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
rejoinderreply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
haphazardrandom; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
ramifybranch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
grosstotal; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
bigotone who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
simulatefeign; imitate
stenchstrong foul odor; reek; stink
anecdoteshort story of an amusing or interesting event