GRE Word List

PATINA

green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting

The meaning of the word patina is green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting.

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WordMeaning
recurrentoccurring again and again
tapervery thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
esteemrespect; value; judge; N.
modicumlimited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
chaffworthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
monetarypertaining to money
allegestate without proof
hatchdeck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
nepotismfavoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
prunecut away; trim