GRE Word List


representing by a figure or resemblance : emblematic

The meaning of the word figurative is representing by a figure or resemblance : emblematic.

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egothe self especially as contrasted with another self or the world
cuethe letter q
preento groom with the bill especially by rearranging the barbs and barbules of the feathers and by distributing oil from the uropygial gland
cogitateto ponder or meditate on usually intently
broilto cook by direct exposure to radiant heat : grill
adjournto suspend indefinitely or until a later stated time
sheatheto put into or furnish with a sheath
clandestinemarked by, held in, or conducted with secrecy : surreptitious
zeniththe point of the celestial sphere that is directly opposite the nadir and vertically above the observer see azimuth illustration
clariona medieval trumpet with clear shrill tones