GRE Word List


small poor bed; Ex. straw pallet

The meaning of the word pallet is small poor bed; Ex. straw pallet.

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canvassdetermine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
luxuriantabundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
recurrentoccurring again and again
indissolublepermanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
spasmodicfitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
monotheismbelief in one God
evinceshow clearly
ethnologystudy of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
eloquenceexpressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
caricaturedistortion; burlesque