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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belittleto speak slightingly of : disparage
stipulateto make an agreement or covenant to do or forbear something : contract
warblea melodious succession of low pleasing sounds
squashto press or beat into a pulp or a flat mass : crush
beelinea straight direct course
tardymoving slowly : sluggish
venerateto regard with reverential respect or with admiring deference
ogleto glance with amorous invitation or challenge
tingea slight staining or suffusing shade or color
claviclea bone of the shoulder girdle typically serving to link the scapula and sternum