GRE Word List

EXCERPT

selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.

The meaning of the word excerpt is selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V..

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WordMeaning
apologistone who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
dissuadepersuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
redoubtableformidable; causing fear
plutocracysociety ruled by the wealthy
galleonlarge three-masted sailing ship
palatialof or suitable for a palace; magnificent
slough(of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
celibateabstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
congealfreeze; coagulate
imbrogliocomplicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil