GRE Word List


formed by solidification of magma

The meaning of the word igneous is formed by solidification of magma.

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reprisala retaliatory act
testatora person who dies leaving a will or testament in force
manipulateto treat or operate with or as if with the hands or by mechanical means especially in a skillful manner
mementosomething that serves to warn or remind
screecha high shrill piercing cry usually expressing pain or terror
masticateto grind or crush (food) with or as if with the teeth : chew
gargoylea spout in the form of a grotesque human or animal figure projecting from a roof gutter to throw rainwater clear of a building
pontificalepiscopal attire
sextantan instrument for measuring angular distances used especially in navigation to observe altitudes of celestial bodies (as in ascertaining latitude and longitude)
intractablenot easily governed, managed, or directed