GRE Word List

MORTICIAN

undertaker; CF. death

The meaning of the word mortician is undertaker; CF. death.

Random words

WordMeaning
cavaliercasual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
urgedrive or force forward (by causing impulses); drive to take action; impel; entreat earnestly; Ex. urge horses; N: impulse that prompts action
barragebarrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
bidcommand; utter (a greeting); offer as a price; N: offer of a price; amount offered; earnest effort to gain something; Ex. bid for freedom
centigradedenoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
impeachcharge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
carnagedestruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
lethaldeadly
figurativenot literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
flushredden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing