GRE Word List

FIGURATIVE

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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WordMeaning
cessationa temporary or final ceasing (as of action) : stop
bereavementthe state or fact of being bereaved or deprived of something or someone
proponentone who argues in favor of something : advocate
sacrosanctmost sacred or holy : inviolable
gentlefree from harshness, sternness, or violence
mayhemneedless or willful damage or violence
maternalof, relating to, belonging to, or characteristic of a mother : motherly
quellto thoroughly overwhelm and reduce to submission or passivity
magniloquentspeaking in or characterized by a high-flown often bombastic style or manner
captionthe part of a legal document that shows where, when, and by what authority it was taken, found, or executed