GRE Word List


to jut out from the surrounding surface or context

The meaning of the word protrude is to jut out from the surrounding surface or context.

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celestialof, relating to, or suggesting heaven or divinity
pertinaciousadhering resolutely to an opinion, purpose, or design
sophistrysubtly deceptive reasoning or argumentation
definitiveserving to provide a final solution or to end a situation
empiricaloriginating in or based on observation or experience
mottoa sentence, phrase, or word inscribed on something as appropriate to or indicative of its character or use
genealogyan account of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or from older forms
perimeterthe boundary of a closed plane figure
cruxa puzzling or difficult problem : an unsolved question
devolveto pass on (something, such as responsibility, rights, or powers) from one person or entity to another