GRE Word List
The meaning of the word scale is climb up; ascend; remove or come off in scales; N: flake of epidermis; ascending or descending series of musical tones.
|vapid||lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture|
|idiom||expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic|
|writhe||twist in coils; contort in pain|
|unique||without an equal; single in kind|
|articulate||effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints|