GRE Word List


one piece at a time : gradually

The meaning of the word piecemeal is one piece at a time : gradually.

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skulduggeryunderhanded or unscrupulous behavior
tremulouscharacterized by or affected with trembling or tremors
ameliorateto make better or more tolerable
shrewany of a family (Soricidae) of small chiefly nocturnal insectivores related to the moles and distinguished by a long pointed snout, very small eyes, and short velvety fur
illusorybased on or producing illusion : deceptive
opprobriumsomething that brings disgrace
xenophobiafear and hatred of strangers or foreigners or of anything that is strange or foreign
gourmeta connoisseur of food and drink
ornatemarked by elaborate rhetoric (see rhetoric