GRE Word List


unit of light energy (one candle's worth)

The meaning of the word lumen is unit of light energy (one candle's worth).

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causticburning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
toadyservile flatterer; yes man; sycophant; V: be a toady to; fawn
supplicatepetition humbly; pray to grant a favor
defrayprovide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
leoninelike a lion
circumspectprudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
cravedesire; want intensely
matrimonystate of being married
recourseresorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
convictionjudgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief