GRE Word List


to change into bone

The meaning of the word ossify is to change into bone.

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latentpresent and capable of emerging or developing but not now visible, obvious, active, or symptomatic
fugitiverunning away or intending flight
nonentitysomething that does not exist or exists only in the imagination
fiatan authoritative or arbitrary order : decree
subpoenaa writ commanding a person designated in it to appear in court under a penalty for failure
belateddelayed beyond the usual time
distractto draw or direct (something, such as someone's attention) to a different object or in different directions at the same time
fleecethe coat of wool covering a wool-bearing animal (such as a sheep)
tumultdisorderly agitation or milling about of a crowd usually with uproar and confusion of voices : commotion
yeomanan attendant or officer in a royal or noble household