GRE Word List


front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance

The meaning of the word facade is front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance.

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sedulousdiligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
skiffsmall light sailboat or rowboat
finerybeautiful clothes for a special occasion
navigable(of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
gestateevolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
interbury; N. interment
confluenceflowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
incrustationhard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
emolumentsalary; payment for an office; compensation
baneposion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous