GRE Word List


a minute or minor detail

The meaning of the word minutiae is a minute or minor detail.

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palettea thin oval or rectangular board or tablet that a painter holds and mixes pigments on
capitulateto surrender often after negotiation of terms
translucentpermitting the passage of light:
pariaha member of a low caste of southern India
humanitariana person promoting human welfare and social reform : philanthropist
overwroughtextremely excited : agitated
plaintiveexpressive of suffering or woe : melancholy
complementaryserving to fill out or complete
concessionthe act or an instance of conceding (as by granting something as a right, accepting something as true, or acknowledging defeat)
euthanasiathe act or practice of killing or permitting the death of hopelessly sick or injured individuals (such as persons or domestic animals) in a relatively painless way for reasons of mercy