GRE Word List


highly injurious or destructive : deadly

The meaning of the word pernicious is highly injurious or destructive : deadly.

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perpetuateto make perpetual or cause to last indefinitely
queuea braid of hair usually worn hanging at the back of the head
amalgama mixture of different elements
concurto express agreement
steadfastfirmly fixed in place : immovable
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