GRE Word List


to strike out, obliterate, or mark for deletion

The meaning of the word expunge is to strike out, obliterate, or mark for deletion.

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glossarya collection of textual glosses or of specialized terms with their meanings
cynosurethe northern constellation Ursa Minor
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