GRE Word List


like wood

The meaning of the word ligneous is like wood.

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obduratestubborn; refusing to change one's belief
conflagrationgreat fire
punditauthority on a subject; expert; learned person
ferretdrive or hunt out of hiding; hunt with ferrets; drive out (as from a hiding place); expel; uncover or discover by searching; Ex. ferret out the secret; N. small fierce animal which catches rats and rabbits by going into their holes
vitreousof glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
serpentinewinding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
conjugalpertaining to marriage
psychosomaticof the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
manifestopublic declaration of principles; statement of policy
hindmostfurthest behind; farthest to the rear