GRE Word List



The meaning of the word puerile is juvenile.

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perigeethe point in the orbit of an object (such as a satellite) orbiting the earth that is nearest to the center of the earth
divestto deprive or dispossess especially of property, authority, or title
hindmostfarthest to the rear : last
cornucopiaa curved, hollow goat's horn or similarly shaped receptacle (such as a horn-shaped basket) that is overflowing especially with fruit and vegetables (such as gourds, ears of corn, apples, and grapes) and that is used as a decorative motif emblematic of abundance
inimicalbeing adverse often by reason of hostility or malevolence
tarantulaany of various large, typically ground-dwelling, hairy, mygalomorph spiders (family Theraphosidae) of warm regions that possess venomous fangs used to subdue and kill prey (such as insects, centipedes, frogs, and mice) caught by ambush or chase and that construct silk-lined burrows but do not build webs to trap food
carefreefree from care: such as
asymmetrichaving two sides or halves that are not the same : not symmetrical
allayto subdue or reduce in intensity or severity : alleviate
caucusa closed meeting of a group of persons belonging to the same political party or faction usually to select candidates or to decide on policy