GRE Word List


prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)

The meaning of the word sibylline is prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world).

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sproutbegin to grow; give off shoots or buds; N: new growth on a plant; shoot
moleculethe smallest particle (one or more atoms) of a substance that has all the properties of that substance
effeminatehaving womanly traits
glazecover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
hullhusk; dry outer covering of a seed; frame or body of a ship
rolling(of land) rising and falling in long gentle slopes; happening continuously by stages; Ex. rolling devolution of power to local governments
vitalfull of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
relentbecome less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
slightinsult to one's dignity; snub; V: treat as if of small importance; insult; snub; ADJ. small in size; of small importance