GRE Word List

PAPYRUS

ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant

The meaning of the word papyrus is ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant.

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WordMeaning
excerptselected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
impeldrive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
turbid(of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
profaneviolate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
vexannoy; distress
doctrineteachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
eerieweird; causing fear because strange
innateinborn
enhanceincrease; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
wrinklesmall ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.