GRE Word List

LEXICOGRAPHER

compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary

The meaning of the word lexicographer is compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary.

Random words

WordMeaning
insightfuldiscerning; perceptive
surgepowerful movement of or like a wave; V.
waylayambush; lie in wait for and attack
speciousseemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
corroborateconfirm; support; strengthen
resurrectrevive
turbulencestate of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
tempermoderate; make less severe; tone down or restrain; toughen (steel) as by alternate heating and cooling
armadafleet of warships
buttresssupport; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress