GRE Word List

METROPOLIS

large city

Immense: IELTS Vocabulary
Immense: IELTS Vocabulary

The meaning of the word metropolis is large city.

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endearmentfond word or act; expression of affection
ravinenarrow valley with steep sides; gorge; CF. gully, canyon
palmconceal in the palm of the hand; palm off: pass off; Ex. palm off some bad oranges onto the lady/the painting as a real Renoir
appellationname; title
clientelebody of customers
attritionrubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
mauvepale purple
cloutgreat influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
discriminatingable to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
excisecut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision