GRE Word List

PATHOLOGICAL

pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease

The meaning of the word pathological is pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease.

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somnolenthalf asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
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daubsmear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
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speciousseemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
suppliantentreating; beseeching; N.
referendumdirect vote by all the people
wagebegin and continue (a war)