GRE Word List


religious image; idol; image or representation

The meaning of the word icon is religious image; idol; image or representation.

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impoverishmake poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
inductivepertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
ruminatechew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
aromaticfragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
valedictionsaying farewell; expression of leave-taking
tycoonwealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
verbatimword for word; in the same words; repeating the actual words exactly
impedehide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
demolitiondestruction; V. demolish
introspectivelooking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination