GRE Word List


a part remote from the center : border

The meaning of the word outskirts is a part remote from the center : border.

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derivativea word formed from another word or base : a word formed by derivation
codifyto reduce to a code
oligarchygovernment by the few
promptto move to action : incite
holstera leather or fabric case for carrying a firearm on the person (as on the hip or chest), on a saddle, or in a vehicle
pathologicalof or relating to pathology
effectualproducing or able to produce a desired effect
concavehollowed or rounded inward like the inside of a bowl
archivesa place in which public records or historical materials (such as documents) are preserved