GRE Word List

ICHTHYOLOGY

a branch of zoology that deals with fishes

The meaning of the word ichthyology is a branch of zoology that deals with fishes.

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extirpateto destroy completely : wipe out
altercationa noisy, heated, angry dispute
metricalof, relating to, or composed in meter
prominentstanding out or projecting beyond a surface or line : protuberant
offhandwithout premeditation or preparation : extempore
dulltedious
shootto eject or impel or cause to be ejected or impelled by a sudden release of tension (as of a bowstring or slingshot or by a flick of a finger)
begrudgeto give or concede reluctantly or with displeasure
freneticmarked by fast and energetic, disordered, or anxiety-driven activity : frenzied
grandeurthe quality or state of being grand : magnificence