GRE Word List

SLUICE

artificial channel for directing or controlling the flow of water (with a gate to regulate the flow)

The meaning of the word sluice is artificial channel for directing or controlling the flow of water (with a gate to regulate the flow).

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neologismnew or newly coined word or phrase
satesatisfy to the full; satisfy to excess; cloy
ubiquitousbeing everywhere; omnipresent; N. ubiquity
precipitatehurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
gougeovercharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
impregnableinvulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
pietydevoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
inadvertentlyunintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
adjacentadjoining; neighboring; close by
tridentthree-pronged spear