GRE Word List

GENUS

division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species

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The meaning of the word genus is division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species.

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euphoriafeeling of exaggerated or unfounded(ungrounded; baseless) well-being; feeling of great happiness or well-being (when unreasonable); ADJ. euphoriaric
desecrateprofane; violate the sanctity of
bovinecowlike; placid and dull; slow-thinking; calm
climeclimate
disheveleduntidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
hirsutehairy; having a lot of hair
mnemonicpertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
scurvycontemptible; despicable; N: disease caused by deficiency of Vitamin C
factionparty; clique (within a large group); dissension
prodigiousenormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory