GRE Word List

FACET

small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side

The meaning of the word facet is small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side.

Random words

WordMeaning
industriousdiligent; hard-working; N. industry
adroitskillful (in using mind or hand)
leveeearthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
dotebe excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
disheartendiscourage
obscuredark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
autonomousself-governing; N. autonomy
hubbubconfused uproar; loud noise; din
enjoincommand; order; forbid
benefactorgift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose