GRE Word List

PACHYDERM

thick-skinned animal

The meaning of the word pachyderm is thick-skinned animal.

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WordMeaning
maelstromviolent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
harpingtiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
arduoushard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
chaffingbantering; joking
matrixpoint of origin; array of numbers or algebraic symbols; mold or die; Ex. the matrix of Western civilization
entranceput under a spell(condition caused by magical power); carry away(fill with strong feeling) with emotion; put into a trance; fill with delight
eonlong period of time; an age; longest division of geologic time containing two or more eras
talonclaw of bird
ponderoushaving great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
amiableagreeable; lovable; warmly friendly