GRE Word List


wall painting

The meaning of the word mural is wall painting.

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extraneousnot essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
causalimplying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
dispiritedlacking in spirit
contrivedunnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
cordialwarmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
wagshake repeatedly from side to side; Ex. The dog wagged its tail; N: humorous person; wit
stampedesudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
grievancecause of complaint; complaint
cleavesplit or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven