GRE Word List

STRIATED

marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line

The meaning of the word striated is marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line.

Random words

WordMeaning
maroonleave helpless on a deserted island or coast; ADJ. red brown
forumpublic square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law
leavenadd leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
rafflelottery; V: award as a prize in a raffle; Ex. raffle off a new car
chiselswindle or cheat; N: wedgelike tool for cutting
largessgenerous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
vernacularliving language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
kindredrelated; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
introspectivelooking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
insensibleunconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible