GRE Word List


fixed portion; V: distribute as rations

The meaning of the word ration is fixed portion; V: distribute as rations.

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presentimentpremonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
filingparticle removed by a file
momentousvery important; N. moment; CF. momentary
extirpateroot up; uproot; destroy completely
coddletreat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
awesolemn wonder; feeling of respect mixed with wonder and fear; V: fill with awe; ADJ. awesome
waftmove gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
perimeterouter boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
ideologysystem of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
antediluvianantiquated; extremely ancient