GRE Word List

OLFACTORY

concerning the sense of smell

The meaning of the word olfactory is concerning the sense of smell.

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WordMeaning
makeshifttemporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
citequote; commend; Ex. cited for bravery in an official record
avengetake vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
thespianpertaining to drama; N: actor or actress
contentiousquarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
obstinatestubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
adjournsuspend until a later time; move from one place to another
chaplainclergyman attached to a chapel
potentialexpressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
stratumlayer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata