GRE Word List

GLOSS

brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.

The meaning of the word gloss is brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V..

Random words

WordMeaning
randomwithout definite purpose, plan, or aim; haphazard; Ex. random shots; Ex. chosen at random
pachydermthick-skinned animal
plebiscitedirect vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
ventralabdominal
propsupport placed under or against something; V.
malapropismcomic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
exemptnot subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
obsoleteoutmoded; no longer used
obsequyfuneral ceremony
aggregatesum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars