GRE Word List

MINIATURE

a copy on a much reduced scale

The meaning of the word miniature is a copy on a much reduced scale.

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WordMeaning
arrearsthe state of being behind in the discharge of obligations
vulgarlacking in cultivation, perception, or taste : coarse
penitentfeeling or expressing humble or regretful pain or sorrow for sins or offenses : repentant
pedagogueteacher
downcastlow in spirit : dejected
ballasta heavy substance (such as rocks or water) placed in such a way as to improve stability and control (as of the draft of a ship or the buoyancy of a balloon or submarine)
prosperitythe condition of being successful or thriving
vibrantpulsating with life, vigor, or activity
derelictionan intentional abandonment
effaceto eliminate or make indistinct by or as if by wearing away a surface