GRE Word List

NUTRITION

process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition

The meaning of the word nutrition is process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition.

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WordMeaning
distantreserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
inestimableimpossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
armadafleet of warships
pastrypaste of flour and water (eaten when baked)
reprobatemorally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
healthfulconducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
doldrumsblues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
wrestobtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
transpire(of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
dissertationformal essay; treatise