GRE Word List

NEBULA

diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy

The meaning of the word nebula is diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy.

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travailstrenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
fundamentalbasic; primary; essential
antiquityquality of being very old; ancient times; °ν΄λ
acclivitysharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
gnarlprotruding knot on a tree; V.
oratoriodramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
tottershake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
narrativerelated to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
precipicecliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
abidedwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.