GRE Word List


an animal that chews the cud

The meaning of the word ruminant is an animal that chews the cud.

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eruditehaving or showing knowledge that is gained by studying : possessing or displaying erudition
resoundto become filled with sound : reverberate
oddsthe probability that one thing is so or will happen rather than another : chances
accessoryan object or device that is not essential in itself but adds to the beauty, convenience, or effectiveness of something else
tacta keen sense of what to do or say in order to maintain good relations with others or avoid offense
intermittentcoming and going at intervals : not continuous
ordeala primitive means used to determine guilt or innocence by submitting the accused to dangerous or painful tests believed to be under supernatural control
altruisticrelating to or given to altruism:
vetoan authoritative prohibition : interdiction
ashenof, relating to, or made from ash wood