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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commandeertake (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
precociousadvanced in development; N. precocity
simplisticoversimplified
sedulousdiligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
nihilistone who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
begetfather; become the father of; produce; give rise to
humanemarked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
unsullieduntarnished; CF. sully
arid(of land) dry; barren; unproductive
harpingtiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously