GRE Word List

METROPOLIS

the chief or capital city of a country, state, or region

The meaning of the word metropolis is the chief or capital city of a country, state, or region.

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apprehendarrest
tundraa level or rolling treeless plain that is characteristic of arctic and subarctic regions, consists of black mucky soil with a permanently frozen subsoil, and has a dominant vegetation of mosses, lichens, herbs, and dwarf shrubs
bifurcateddivided into two branches or parts
multiplicitythe quality or state of being multiple or various
integrateto form, coordinate, or blend into a functioning or unified whole : unite
matrixsomething within or from which something else originates, develops, or takes form
corrosivetending or having the power to corrode
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regicidea person who kills a king
mergerthe absorption of an estate, a contract, or an interest in another, of a minor offense in a greater, or of a cause of action into a judgment