GRE Word List

JARGON

the technical terminology or characteristic idiom of a special activity or group

The meaning of the word jargon is the technical terminology or characteristic idiom of a special activity or group.

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epistemologistthe study or a theory of the nature and grounds of knowledge especially with reference to its limits and validity
bara straight piece (as of wood or metal) that is longer than it is wide and has any of various uses (as for a lever, support, barrier, or fastening)
passepast one's prime
introverta person whose personality is characterized by introversion : a typically reserved or quiet person who tends to be introspective and enjoys spending time alone
germa small mass of living substance capable of developing into an organism or one of its parts
exaltto raise in rank, power, or character
invertto reverse in position, order, or relationship
banka mound, pile, or ridge raised above the surrounding level: such as
metaphora figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them (as in drowning in money)
cloyingdisgusting or distasteful by reason of excess