GRE Word List


a meat market

The meaning of the word shambles is a meat market.

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chuckleto laugh inwardly or quietly
repertoirea list or supply of dramas, operas, pieces, or parts that a company or person is prepared to perform
autocraticof, relating to, or being an autocracy : absolute
recessthe action of receding : recession
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habituateto make used to something : accustom
codifyto reduce to a code
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