GRE Word List

GERIATRICS

medical treatment and care of old age

The meaning of the word geriatrics is medical treatment and care of old age.

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chroniclereport; record (in chronological order)
complementaryserving to complete something
cronehag; ugly old woman
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warrantyguarantee; assurance by seller
extricatefree from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
gambitopening in chess in which a piece is sacrificed; action made to produce a future advantage
presumptuousgoing beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
excoriatescold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
seedyrun-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel