GRE Word List

GNOME

dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards

The meaning of the word gnome is dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards.

Random words

WordMeaning
barrailing in a courtroom; legal profession; vertical line dividing a staff into equal measures; Ex. prisoner at the bar; V: shut in or out with bars; forbid; exclude; CF. barrister
absconddepart secretly and hide
cedeyield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
arteryblood-vessel; CF. vein
incarcerateimprison
copiousplentiful
mendaciouslying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
catcallshout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
fraughtfilled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
covertsecret; hidden; implied; OP. overt