GRE Word List

PHILOLOGY

the study of literature and of disciplines relevant to literature or to language as used in literature

The meaning of the word philology is the study of literature and of disciplines relevant to literature or to language as used in literature.

Random words

WordMeaning
hummocka rounded knoll or hillock
eventualcontingent
debaseto lower in status, esteem, quality, or character
whitthe smallest part or particle imaginable : bit
renegeto go back on a promise or commitment
turbulencethe quality or state of being turbulent: such as
hinterlandsa region lying inland from a coast
condoneto regard or treat (something bad or blameworthy) as acceptable, forgivable, or harmless
slagthe dross or scoria of a metal
guffawa loud or boisterous burst of laughter