GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
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The meaning of the word rolling is (of land) rising and falling in long gentle slopes; happening continuously by stages; Ex. rolling devolution of power to local governments.
|berserk||mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited|
|penumbra||partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow|
|incline||slope; slant; Ex. steep incline|
|frail||weak; N. frailty|
|ostensible||apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition|
|glimmer||shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope|
|context||writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs|
|license||official or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.|
|heresy||opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic|
|bicameral||two-chambered as a legislative body|