GRE Word List

SHADE

comparative darkness or obscurity owing to interception of the rays of light

The meaning of the word shade is comparative darkness or obscurity owing to interception of the rays of light.

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antiqueexisting since or belonging to earlier times : ancient
predecessorone that precedes
hackneyedlacking in freshness or originality
diaphanouscharacterized by such fineness of texture as to permit seeing through
muteunable to speak : lacking the power of speech
incentivesomething that incites or has a tendency to incite to determination or action
turncoatone who switches to an opposing side or party
threatan expression of intention to inflict evil, injury, or damage
runicany of the characters of any of several alphabets used by the Germanic peoples from about the 3rd to the 13th centuries
testyeasily annoyed : irritable