GRE Word List

ILLUSION

misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion

The meaning of the word illusion is misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion.

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shedsmall roofed structure for storage and shelter; V: pour forth; lose by natural process; repel without allowing penetration; radiate; cast; Ex. shed tears/light/water/skin/leaves
maternalmotherly; N. maternity: motherhood
boisterousviolent; rough; noisy
compactagreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
submissivewilling to obey orders; yielding; timid
multifariousvaried; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
benignkindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
verdigrisgreen coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
flippantlacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
eugenicpertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race