GRE Word List


currently or actually existing

The meaning of the word extant is currently or actually existing.

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falterto walk unsteadily : stumble
vertebrateany of a subphylum (Vertebrata) of chordates that comprises animals (such as mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes) typically having a bony or cartilaginous spinal column which replaces the notochord, a distinct head containing a brain which arises as an enlarged part of the nerve cord, and an internal usually bony skeleton and that includes some primitive forms (such as lampreys) in which the spinal column is absent and the notochord persists throughout life
squeamisheasily nauseated : queasy
jabto pierce or prod (someone or something) with or as if with a pointed object
vilifyto utter slanderous and abusive statements against : defame
despoilto strip of belongings, possessions, or value : pillage
prehensileadapted for seizing or grasping especially by wrapping around
imbroglioan acutely painful or embarrassing misunderstanding
vexto bring trouble, distress, or agitation to