GRE Word List

HIEROGLYPHIC

written in, constituting, or belonging to a system of writing mainly in pictorial characters

The meaning of the word hieroglyphic is written in, constituting, or belonging to a system of writing mainly in pictorial characters.

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rebusa representation of words or syllables by pictures of objects or by symbols whose names resemble the intended words or syllables in sound
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intermediarymediator
expatriatebanish
dirgea song or hymn of grief or lamentation
bitterbeing, inducing, or marked by the one of the five basic taste sensations that is peculiarly acrid, astringent, and often disagreeable and characteristic of citrus peels, unsweetened cocoa, black coffee, mature leafy greens (such as kale or mustard), or ale
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pranktrick
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