GRE Word List


little round hill; hillock

The meaning of the word knoll is little round hill; hillock.

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prototypeoriginal work used as a model by others
circletsmall ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
foildefeat; frustrate; prevent from being successful; thwart; CF. fail
insinuatehint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
sophisticatedworldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
purchasesecure grasp or hold; firm grasp or footing
limberflexible; supple; pliable; V.
dissipatesquander; waste foolishly; scatter
madrigalpastoral song; song for several singers without instruments