GRE Word List


full of pores; like a sieve

The meaning of the word porous is full of pores; like a sieve.

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sturdystrong and firm (in the body)
zealotone who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
jettisonthrow overboard (from a ship or plane)
pasticheimitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
panegyricformal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
indisputabletoo certain to be disputed; beyond doubt
transcribecopy; write a copy of; N. transcription
extrinsicexternal; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
squatshort and thick; stocky; Ex. ugly squat tower; V. N.
mitigateappease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity