GRE Word List
The meaning of the word glean is gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty.
|anonymity||state of being nameless; anonymousness; ADJ. anonymous|
|elliptical||elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out|
|recast||reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again|
|contravene||contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention|
|virile||manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength|
|vivisection||act of dissecting living animals|