GRE Word List

SMATTERING

slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German

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The meaning of the word smattering is slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German.

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irateangry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
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