GRE Word List

RUNIC

mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm

The meaning of the word runic is mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm.

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WordMeaning
dissentdisagree
solecismnonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
tumid(of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
virulent(of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
rampslope; inclined plane or roadway (connecting two levels)
proverbadage; someone or something well known for notoriety; ADJ. proverbial: of a proverb; widely known; ADV. proverbially
heterodox(of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
caterprovide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
denominationreligious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
engrossoccupy fully; absorb