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GRE Word List

PIED

piebald; variegated(many-colored); multicolored

The meaning of the word pied is piebald; variegated(many-colored); multicolored.

Random words

WordMeaning
swampwetland; marsh; V: flood; overwhelm; drench in with liquid
demagogueperson who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
pacifistone opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
charmake or become black by burning; reduce or be reduced to carbon or charcoal(black substance made by burning wood) by incomplete combustion
rebusrepresentation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
ballastheavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
chaffworthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
alliterationrepetition of beginning sound in poetry
necromancyblack magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
vouchsafegrant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment