GRE Word List

PROPHYLACTIC

guarding from or preventing the spread or occurrence of disease or infection

The meaning of the word prophylactic is guarding from or preventing the spread or occurrence of disease or infection.

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transgressionan act, process, or instance of transgressing: such as
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chimericalexisting only as the product of unchecked imagination : fantastically visionary (see visionary
variegatedhaving discrete markings of different colors
etherealof or relating to the regions beyond the earth
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coaxto influence or gently urge by caressing or flattering : wheedle
swerveto turn aside abruptly from a straight line or course : deviate
felicitousvery well suited or expressed : apt