GRE Word List


of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)

The meaning of the word psychosomatic is of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease).

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extrinsicexternal; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
centrifugemachine that separates substances by whirling them
eloquenceexpressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
augmentincrease; add to
collaboratework together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
malignanttending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
impeachcharge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
impeldrive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
effervescenceinner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
leashrestraining rope fastened to the collar of an animal (to control it); Ex. a dog on a leash