GRE Word List


study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish

The meaning of the word ichthyology is study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish.

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extant(of something written or painted) still in existence
refurbishrenovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
tabletsmall round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
beleaguerbesiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
vernalpertaining to spring
gaucheclumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
obsequyfuneral ceremony
monotonysameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
tenderoffer formally; extend; Ex. tender one's resignation/the exact fare; N: formal offer; money; Ex. legal tender; ADJ: young and vulnerable; sensitive to the touch; sore; soft; delicate; Ex. child of tender years; Ex. tender wound
bucolicrustic; pastoral