GRE Word List

LITHE

flexible; supple; CF. limber

The meaning of the word lithe is flexible; supple; CF. limber.

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WordMeaning
obelisktall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
prominentprotruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent
pretentiousostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
rectifyset right; correct; CF. rect-: right
colossalhuge
dominantexercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
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abolishcancel; put an end to
ancillaryserving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
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