GRE Word List

GAMUT

the whole series of recognized musical notes

The meaning of the word gamut is the whole series of recognized musical notes.

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WordMeaning
apothegma short, pithy, and instructive saying or formulation : aphorism
touchymarked by readiness to take offense on slight provocation
chimericalexisting only as the product of unchecked imagination : fantastically visionary (see visionary
exoticintroduced from another country : not native to the place where found
effeteno longer fertile
addlerotten
genteelhaving an aristocratic quality or flavor : stylish
grotesquea style of decorative art characterized by fanciful or fantastic human and animal forms often interwoven with foliage or similar figures that may distort the natural into absurdity, ugliness, or caricature
berateto scold or condemn vehemently and at length
avengeto take vengeance for or on behalf of