GRE Word List

PERUSE

read through with care; N. perusal

The meaning of the word peruse is read through with care; N. perusal.

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WordMeaning
pallbecome boring; grow tiresome
whimsudden capricious idea; fancy
turmoilextreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
indigenousnative; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
preponderancesuperiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
insouciantwithout concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
mitigateappease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
vertebratehaving a backbone or spinal column; N: group of animals having a segmented spinal column
desecrateprofane; violate the sanctity of
apothecarydruggist; pharmacist