GRE Word List


a shackle for the hand or wrist : handcuff

The meaning of the word manacle is a shackle for the hand or wrist : handcuff.

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gushto issue copiously or violently
coronera usually elected public officer who is typically not required to have specific medical qualifications and whose principal duty is to inquire by an inquest into the cause of any death which there is reason to suppose is not due to natural causes compare medical examiner
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infantileof or relating to infants or infancy
eccentricdeviating from conventional or accepted usage or conduct especially in odd or whimsical ways