GRE Word List


adapted for seizing or grasping especially by wrapping around

The meaning of the word prehensile is adapted for seizing or grasping especially by wrapping around.

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tyroa beginner in learning : novice
remitto lay aside (a mood or disposition) partly or wholly
ostentatiousattracting or seeking to attract attention, admiration, or envy often by gaudiness or obviousness : overly elaborate or conspicuous : characterized by, fond of, or evincing ostentation
chagrindisquietude or distress of mind caused by humiliation, disappointment, or failure
tableta flat slab or plaque suited for or bearing an inscription
philologythe study of literature and of disciplines relevant to literature or to language as used in literature
arborealof, relating to, or resembling a tree
quintessencethe fifth and highest element in ancient and medieval philosophy that permeates all nature and is the substance composing the celestial bodies
malingererto pretend or exaggerate incapacity or illness (as to avoid duty or work)
renovateto restore to a former better state (as by cleaning, repairing, or rebuilding)