GRE Word List


deep-seated usually mutual ill will

The meaning of the word hostility is deep-seated usually mutual ill will.

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riveta headed pin or bolt of metal used for uniting two or more pieces by passing the shank through a hole in each piece and then beating or pressing down the plain end so as to make a second head
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