GRE Word List

HIEROGLYPHIC

picture writing; ADJ.

The meaning of the word hieroglyphic is picture writing; ADJ..

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WordMeaning
clemencydisposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
friezeornamental horizontal band on a wall
scofflaugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
premiseassumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
lancetsmall surgical tool for making incisions
guilelesswithout deceit
wafflespeak equivocally about an issue; N.
marspoil the appearance of
stem_fromarise from; originate from
submergeplace under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work