GRE Word List

LANCET

small surgical tool for making incisions

The meaning of the word lancet is small surgical tool for making incisions.

Random words

WordMeaning
mogulpowerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
lucremoney; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
ratiocinationreasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
galaxylarge isolated system of stars, such as the Milky Way; collection of brilliant personalities
tractabledocile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
deputizework or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
regimentmilitary unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
countenanceapprove; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
pestilentialcausing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
adjurationsolemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly