GRE Word List


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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inculcateto teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions
lullto cause to sleep or rest : soothe
slitherto slide on or as if on a loose gravelly surface
sheafa quantity of the stalks and ears of a cereal grass or sometimes other plant material bound together
prehensileadapted for seizing or grasping especially by wrapping around
evoketo call forth or up: such as
beholdenbeing under obligation for a favor or gift : indebted
axioma statement accepted as true as the basis for argument or inference : postulate
conformistone who conforms : a person who behaves in accordance with prevailing standards or customs and typically dislikes or avoids unconventional behavior