GRE Word List

RAVINE

narrow valley with steep sides; gorge; CF. gully, canyon

The meaning of the word ravine is narrow valley with steep sides; gorge; CF. gully, canyon.

Random words

WordMeaning
broochornamental clasp; pin
epochperiod of time
wincemove back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
collationa light meal; collating
terminologyterms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
postulateself-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
ornateexcessively or elaborately decorated
germearliest form of an organism; seed or bud; something that may develop into something larger or more important; microbe
deviateturn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
moroseill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy