GRE Word List


outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference

The meaning of the word perimeter is outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference.

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aerienest of a large bird of prey
luxuriantabundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
credentialevidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
succumbyield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
seresear; parched; dry
grimcausing great fear; unrelenting; determined in spite of fear; Ex. grim smile
entrepreneurbusinessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
mendicantbeggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
sticklerperfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
enervateweaken; take away energy from