GRE Word List


scholarly article

The meaning of the word monograph is scholarly article.

Random words

scrapsmall bit or fragment; discarded waste material; fight; Ex. a scrap of paper/cloth; V: break into parts for disposal; discard as worthless; fight; quarrel
initiatebegin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
tanconvert (hide) into leather; make brown by exposure to the sun
paragonmodel of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
drabdull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
noxiousharmful; CF. obnoxious
toxicpoisonous; N. toxicity
astronomicalenormously large or extensive
abstainrefrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote
ruminatechew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)