GRE Word List

METALLURGICAL

pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores

The meaning of the word metallurgical is pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores.

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paramountforemost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
hypocriticalpretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
ethnicrelating to races
malaproposinappropriate; ADV.
nefariousvery wicked
harrowingagonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
retrogradego backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
unintimatingunfrightening
bragboast
revertrelapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion