GRE Word List

SYNTHETIC

not natural; artificial; resulting from synthesis; Ex. synthetic fiber; N.

The meaning of the word synthetic is not natural; artificial; resulting from synthesis; Ex. synthetic fiber; N..

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WordMeaning
supererogatorysuperfluous; more than needed or demanded
havenplace of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
cantatastory set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
monographscholarly article
hiatusgap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
assurancefirm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
fulminatethunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
sprightlylively
metemeasure; distribute; administer; Ex. mete out justice/punishment
curmudgeonchurlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person