GRE Word List

PARAPHRASE

restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words

The meaning of the word paraphrase is restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words.

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WordMeaning
badinageteasing conversation; banter; joking talk
dyslexiaword blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
reiteraterepeat
calculateddeliberately planned; likely
pachydermthick-skinned animal
monotonysameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
totemanimal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
bruntmain impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
unsavorydistasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
appraiseestimate value of; N. appraisal