GRE Word List



The meaning of the word spate is freshet.

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sluicean artificial passage for water (as in a millstream) fitted with a valve or gate for stopping or regulating flow
atavismrecurrence in an organism of a trait or character typical of an ancestral form and usually due to genetic recombination
distinctivemarking as separate or different : serving to distinguish
favoritismthe showing of special favor : partiality
compressto press or squeeze together
predisposeto dispose in advance
aproposbeing both relevant and opportune
obviateto anticipate and prevent (something, such as a situation) or make (an action) unnecessary
elegya poem in elegiac couplets
rueto feel penitence, remorse, or regret for