GRE Word List
Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #3
Essential English Words with Meanin...
The meaning of the word gnome is dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards.
|rationale||fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action|
|deciduous||falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth|
|subsume||include (as a member of a group); encompass|
|stockade||wooden enclosure or pen; fixed line of posts used as defensive barrier|
|dignitary||person of high rank or position|
|transcribe||copy; write a copy of; N. transcription|
|catapult||slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult|
|visceral||felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate|