GRE Word List

OVOID

egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate

The meaning of the word ovoid is egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate.

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vagabondwanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
slakesatisfy (thirst); quench; sate
impairinjure; hurt; damage
speechlessunable for the moment to speak (because of strong feeling); Ex. speechless with anger
impalepierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
compressforce into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.