GRE Word List


eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything

The meaning of the word omnivorous is eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything.

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staccatoplayed in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
asymmetricnot identical on both sides of a dividing central line
lamentgrieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
mitigateappease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
fraybrawl; fight; V: wear away or unravel by rubbing; have loose threads developing; cause to become worn out (a person's temper or nerves); CF. rub
fiatcommand; arbitrary order; Ex. presidential fiat; CF. let it be done
worldlyengrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
perspicuous(of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
plenitudeabundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty