GRE Word List

GROWL

low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)

The meaning of the word growl is low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog).

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WordMeaning
personableattractive (in personality or appearance)
composuremental calmness
condimentsseasonings; spices
limndraw; outline; describe; CF. line ?
deludedeceive
presumetake for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
prevailbe widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
ecologistperson concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
accruecome to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
felonperson convicted of a grave crime; CF. felony: serious crime