GRE Word List


systematically arranged and measured rhythm (see rhythm

The meaning of the word meter is systematically arranged and measured rhythm (see rhythm.

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acrimoniousangry and bitter : caustic, biting, or rancorous especially in feeling, language, or manner
secularof or relating to the worldly or temporal
obtusenot pointed or acute : blunt
waifa stray person or animal
dissipateto break up and drive off
hallucinationa sensory perception (such as a visual image or a sound) that occurs in the absence of an actual external stimulus and usually arises from neurological disturbance (such as that associated with delirium tremens, schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, or narcolepsy) or in response to drugs (such as LSD or phencyclidine)
bristlinga short stiff coarse hair or filament
commandeerto compel to perform military service
martineta strict disciplinarian
lecterna stand used to support a book or script in a convenient position for a standing reader or speaker