GRE Word List

METAMORPHOSIS

change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis

The meaning of the word metamorphosis is change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis.

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WordMeaning
dyspepticsuffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
sciondetached plant shoot used in grafting; descendant
infidelunbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
dissidentdissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
incarnationact of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
antithesiscontrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
ambidextrouscapable of using either hand with equal ease
parasiteanimal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
opuswork (esp. musical composition); Ex. magnum opus: masterpiece; CF. opera
prodigalwasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality