GRE Word List


having a heavy offensive smell

The meaning of the word fetid is having a heavy offensive smell.

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defileto make unclean or impure: such as
importunatetroublesomely urgent : overly persistent in request or demand
wrinklea small ridge or furrow especially when formed on a surface by the shrinking or contraction of a smooth substance : crease
mauvea moderate purple, violet, or lilac color
precisa concise summary of essential points, statements, or facts
humilityfreedom from pride or arrogance : the quality or state of being humble
extirpateto destroy completely : wipe out
causticcapable of destroying or eating away by chemical action : corrosive
hecklerone who heckles someone (such as a performer or speaker) usually by shouting criticisms or insults
patriciana member of one of the original citizen families of ancient Rome