GRE Word List


providing a general overview; summary; N. synopsis

The meaning of the word synoptic is providing a general overview; summary; N. synopsis.

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protuberanceprotrusion; swelling; bulge
plumppleasantly fat; nicely rounded
misnomerwrong or improper name; incorrect designation
gawkstare foolishly; look in open-mouthed awe
finishsurface texture; completeness of execution
accretiongrowth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
helmsteering wheel of a ship; position of control
ventriloquistsomeone who can make his or her voice seem to come from another person or thing (without moving lips or jaws); N. ventriloquism, ventriloquy
wistfulsadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
piscatorialpertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces