GRE Word List

PLANE

carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat

The meaning of the word plane is carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat.

Random words

WordMeaning
amnestypardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
concessionan act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
authoritativehaving the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
generatecause; produce; create
solicitousanxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
demolitiondestruction; V. demolish
monotheismbelief in one God
guffawboisterous laughter; V.
beneficiaryperson entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
hierarchyarrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority