GRE Word List


rule by elders

The meaning of the word gerontocracy is rule by elders.

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retardto delay or impede the development or progress of : to slow up especially by preventing or hindering advance or accomplishment
tannerone that tans hides
raffleto engage in a raffle
sirenany of a group of female and partly human creatures in Greek mythology that lured mariners to destruction by their singing
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