GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
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The meaning of the word rivet is metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross.
|excerpt||selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.|
|irascible||irritable; easily angered|
|rider||amendment or clause added to a legislative bill|
|mock||ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision|
|comely||attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance|
|bane||posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous|
|peripatetic||walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy|
|frieze||ornamental horizontal band on a wall|
|abode||dwelling place; home|
|parallel||similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled|