GRE Word List


metal-bearing vein(long deposit of an ore)

The meaning of the word lode is metal-bearing vein(long deposit of an ore).

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draconianextremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
tempestuousstormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
venompoison (of an animal); hatred; Ex. remarks full of venom; ADJ. venomous
exegesisexplanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
stultifymake stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
curtailshorten; reduce
inchoate(of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
personifyrepresent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
speechlessunable for the moment to speak (because of strong feeling); Ex. speechless with anger
tarnishmake or become dull or discolored; N.