GRE Word List

HERPETOLOGIST

one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians

The meaning of the word herpetologist is one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians.

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upshotoutcome; final result
aegisshield; protection; defense
vitreousof glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
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cessationstoppage
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amenitiesconvenient features that helps to make life pleasant; social courtesies
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