GRE Word List
360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners
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The meaning of the word scheme is systematic plan; plot; clever dishonest plan; orderly arrangement of elements; Ex. health insurance scheme; Ex. a scheme to escape taxes; Ex. a color scheme; Ex. a story with no scheme; V: contrive a scheme.
|ludicrous||laughable; ridiculous; trifling|
|reprehensible||deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame|
|defrock||strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock|
|figurine||small ornamental statuette(very small statue)|
|odious||arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile|
|elaboration||addition of details; intricacy|
|reinstate||restore to a previous condition or position|
|expose||public revelation of something discreditable|
|chalice||goblet; consecrated cup|
|urchin||mischievous child (usually a boy); CF. urchin: hedgehog; CF. porcupine: pig with spikes ?; CF. sea urchin|