GRE Word List


responsive to or conscious of sense impressions

The meaning of the word sentient is responsive to or conscious of sense impressions.

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distantseparated in space : away
premonitorygiving warning
preponderancea superiority in weight, power, importance, or strength
smarthaving or showing a high degree of mental ability : intelligent
clairvoyanthaving clairvoyance : able to see beyond the range of ordinary perception
cantataa composition for one or more voices usually comprising solos, duets, recitatives, and choruses and sung to an instrumental accompaniment
juncturea point of time
rapaciousexcessively grasping or covetous
vertebrateany of a subphylum (Vertebrata) of chordates that comprises animals (such as mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes) typically having a bony or cartilaginous spinal column which replaces the notochord, a distinct head containing a brain which arises as an enlarged part of the nerve cord, and an internal usually bony skeleton and that includes some primitive forms (such as lampreys) in which the spinal column is absent and the notochord persists throughout life
regattaa rowing, speedboat, or sailing race or a series of such races