GRE Word List

PARCHMENT

writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat

The meaning of the word parchment is writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat.

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WordMeaning
manaclerestrain; handcuff; N.
irateangry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
disclosereveal; N. disclosure
incubusburden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
inhibited(of a person) unable to express what one really feels
practicablefeasible
notableconspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
discrepancylack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
touchingcausing a feeling of pity or sympathy; pathetic; V. touch: cause to feel pity or sympathy; ADJ. touched
quenchassuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress