GRE Word List


a direct line of descent within a group

The meaning of the word phylum is a direct line of descent within a group.

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falterto walk unsteadily : stumble
disputatiousinclined to dispute
nutrientfurnishing nourishment
studiousassiduous in the pursuit of learning
soarto fly aloft or about
unfeignednot feigned or hypocritical : genuine
unfalteringnot wavering or weakening : firm
arduoushard to accomplish or achieve : difficult
preposterouscontrary to nature, reason, or common sense : absurd
sneakto go stealthily or furtively : slink