GRE Word List

STRATUM

layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata

The meaning of the word stratum is layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata.

Random words

WordMeaning
counterpartthing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
surlybad-tempered; rude; cross
venturesome(of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
imperturbableunshakably calm; placid
supplicantone who supplicates; ADJ.
inklinghint; slight indication
corrugatedwrinkled; ridged
haphazardrandom; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
futileuseless; hopeless; ineffectual
earthlyof this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason