GRE Word List


excessively thin and angular

The meaning of the word gaunt is excessively thin and angular.

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precipicea very steep or overhanging place
ossifyto change into bone
placeboa usually pharmacologically inert preparation prescribed more for the mental relief of the patient than for its actual effect on a disorder
dinghya small boat carried on or towed behind a larger boat as a tender or a lifeboat
arablefit for or used for the growing of crops
prophylacticguarding from or preventing the spread or occurrence of disease or infection
expungeto strike out, obliterate, or mark for deletion
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