GRE Word List


small speck (esp. of dust)

The meaning of the word mote is small speck (esp. of dust).

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filthdirty matter; ADJ. filthy
patrimonyproperty inherited from a father
aegisshield; protection; defense
requitemake return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
leniencymildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
raspymaking a harsh noise; grating; harsh
viscidadhesive; gluey
flamboyantornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
marreddamaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure