GRE Word List

MICROCOSM

a little world

The meaning of the word microcosm is a little world.

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WordMeaning
interpolateto alter or corrupt (something, such as a text) by inserting new or foreign matter
disapprobationthe act or state of disapproving : the state of being disapproved : condemnation
aberrationthe fact or an instance of deviating or being aberrant especially from a moral standard or normal state
sturdyfirmly built or constituted : stout
stalwartmarked by outstanding strength and vigor of body, mind, or spirit
pathetichaving a capacity to move one to either compassionate or contemptuous pity
irasciblemarked by hot temper and easily provoked anger
cameoa gem carved in relief (see relief
fertileproducing or bearing many crops in great quantities : productive
metricalof, relating to, or composed in meter