GRE Word List


venomous spider

The meaning of the word tarantula is venomous spider.

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centigradedenoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
compensatorymaking up for; repaying
sardonicscornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
slothslow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
charlatanquack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
unrulydisobedient; lawless; difficult to control
disfiguremar the appearance of; spoil
comestiblesomething fit to be eaten
devoutpious; deeply religious; sincere; earnest; Ex. my devout hope
denouementfinal outcome; final development of the plot of a play or other literary work; the end of a story when everything is explained