GRE Word List

MIMICRY

imitation

The meaning of the word mimicry is imitation.

Random words

WordMeaning
influxflowing into
institutioninstituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
nonchalanceindifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
seclusionisolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
plagiarizesteal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
artifactsobject made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
licenseofficial or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.
credulitybelief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivete; ADJ. credulous
habituateaccustom or familiarize; addict
saboteurone who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)