GRE Word List

EXCERPT

a passage (as from a book or musical composition) selected, performed, or copied : extract

The meaning of the word excerpt is a passage (as from a book or musical composition) selected, performed, or copied : extract.

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WordMeaning
ensueto strive to attain : pursue
constituenta member of a constituency
furtivedone in a quiet and secretive way to avoid being noticed : surreptitious
unobtrusivenot obtrusive : not blatant, arresting, or aggressive : inconspicuous
forerunnerone that precedes and indicates the approach of another: such as
opticiana maker of or dealer in optical items and instruments
ramparta protective barrier : bulwark
precursorone that precedes and indicates the approach of another
choicethe act of choosing : selection
garishclothed in vivid colors