GRE Word List


a small portion : a limited quantity

The meaning of the word modicum is a small portion : a limited quantity.

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sleeperone that sleeps
swaggerto conduct oneself in an arrogant or superciliously pompous manner
browseto eat (tender shoots, twigs, leaves of trees and shrubs, etc.) : to consume as browse (see browse
pinnaclean upright architectural member generally ending in a small spire and used especially in Gothic construction to give weight especially to a buttress
causticcapable of destroying or eating away by chemical action : corrosive
arduoushard to accomplish or achieve : difficult
ellipsisthe omission of one or more words that are obviously understood but that must be supplied to make a construction grammatically complete
insubordinationdisobedient to authority
yena strong desire or propensity