GRE Word List


to close up or block off : obstruct

The meaning of the word occlude is to close up or block off : obstruct.

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quipa clever usually taunting remark : gibe
prudea person who is excessively or priggishly attentive to propriety or decorum
skulduggeryunderhanded or unscrupulous behavior
wrongheadedstubborn in adherence to wrong opinion or principles
derogatoryexpressive of a low opinion : disparaging
indigentsuffering from extreme poverty : impoverished
precludeto make impossible by necessary consequence : rule out in advance
pessimisman inclination to emphasize adverse aspects, conditions, and possibilities or to expect the worst possible outcome
discordlack of agreement or harmony (as between persons, things, or ideas)
circleta little circle