GRE Word List

PIGMENT

coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)

The meaning of the word pigment is coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil).

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WordMeaning
charlatanquack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
ribaldmarked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
gavelhammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
embroilthrow into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
prefatoryintroductory; of a preface
oracularof an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
libidopsychic and emotional energy or urges behind human activity; sexual desire
somnambulistsleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
tribuneofficial of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
gentrypeople of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility