GRE Word List

STELLAR

pertaining to the stars; of a star performer; outstanding; Ex. stellar attraction of the entire performance

The meaning of the word stellar is pertaining to the stars; of a star performer; outstanding; Ex. stellar attraction of the entire performance.

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