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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amenableliable to be brought to account : answerable
ethnicof or relating to large groups of people classed according to common racial, national, tribal, religious, linguistic, or cultural origin or background
flaira skill or instinctive ability to appreciate or make good use of something : talent
wallowto roll oneself about in a lazy, relaxed, or ungainly manner
usurythe lending of money with an interest charge for its use
amplegenerous or more than adequate in size, scope, or capacity
incentivesomething that incites or has a tendency to incite to determination or action
divineof, relating to, or proceeding directly from God (see god
spawnto deposit or fertilize spawn
abstractdisassociated from any specific instance