GRE Word List

ROSTRUM

an ancient Roman platform for public orators

The meaning of the word rostrum is an ancient Roman platform for public orators.

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busta sculptured representation of the upper part of the human figure including the head and neck and usually part of the shoulders and breast
premonitorygiving warning
habituateto make used to something : accustom
masona skilled worker who builds by laying units of substantial material (such as stone or brick)
vantagea position giving a strategic advantage, commanding perspective, or comprehensive view
diluteattenuate
retrieveto locate and bring in (killed or wounded game)
momentuma property (see property
concatenatelinked together
pusillanimouslacking courage and resolution : marked by contemptible timidity