GRE Word List


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cameoshell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
reputedsupposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
equinoxperiod of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
demurobject (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
inquisitiveeager for knowledge; unduly curious
scrapsmall bit or fragment; discarded waste material; fight; Ex. a scrap of paper/cloth; V: break into parts for disposal; discard as worthless; fight; quarrel
ravelfall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
exchequertreasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
coinmake coins; invent or fabricate (a word or phrase); N. coinage: word or phrase recently invented
outwitoutsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly