GRE Word List


a naive girl or young woman

The meaning of the word ingenue is a naive girl or young woman.

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captionthe part of a legal document that shows where, when, and by what authority it was taken, found, or executed
derangedmentally unsound : crazy
cognizancea distinguishing mark or emblem (such as a heraldic bearing)
sextantan instrument for measuring angular distances used especially in navigation to observe altitudes of celestial bodies (as in ascertaining latitude and longitude)
pulsethe regular expansion of an artery caused by the ejection of blood into the arterial system by the contractions of the heart
preternaturalexisting outside of nature
embossto raise the surface of into bosses
milieuthe physical or social setting in which something occurs or develops : environment
executionerone who executes
acclimateto adapt (someone) to a new temperature, altitude, climate, environment, or situation