GRE Word List

STOCKADE

wooden enclosure or pen; fixed line of posts used as defensive barrier

The meaning of the word stockade is wooden enclosure or pen; fixed line of posts used as defensive barrier.

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WordMeaning
ostracizebanish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
sentientcapable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
inferdeduce; conclude; N. inference
gibemock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
oratoriodramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
preceptpractical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
convokecall together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
prevalentwidespread; generally accepted
aggrandizemake greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
frolicplay and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs