GRE Word List


morbid fear

The meaning of the word phobia is morbid fear.

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graphiteblack form of carbon used in lead pencils
oratoriodramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
herpetologistone who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
perspicuous(of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
vampireghostly being that sucks the blood of the living
disarraystate of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
eonlong period of time; an age; longest division of geologic time containing two or more eras
proximitynearness; ADJ. proximate
harassannoy by repeated attacks
imperceptibleunnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable