GRE Word List

PUNGENT

sharply painful

The meaning of the word pungent is sharply painful.

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recessionthe act or action of receding : withdrawal
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enamoredaffected by strong feelings of love, admiration, or fascination
inhibitedto prohibit from doing something
grievancea cause of distress (such as an unsatisfactory working condition) felt to afford reason for complaint or resistance
vertebrateany of a subphylum (Vertebrata) of chordates that comprises animals (such as mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes) typically having a bony or cartilaginous spinal column which replaces the notochord, a distinct head containing a brain which arises as an enlarged part of the nerve cord, and an internal usually bony skeleton and that includes some primitive forms (such as lampreys) in which the spinal column is absent and the notochord persists throughout life
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