GRE Word List

TAXONOMIST

the study of the general principles of scientific classification : systematics

The meaning of the word taxonomist is the study of the general principles of scientific classification : systematics.

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marsupialany of an order (Marsupialia) of mammals comprising kangaroos, wombats, bandicoots, opossums, and related animals that do not develop a true placenta and that usually have a pouch on the abdomen of the female which covers the teats and serves to carry the young
parablea usually short fictitious story that illustrates a moral attitude or a religious principle
stealtha cautious, unobtrusive, and secretive way of moving or proceeding intended to avoid detection
assurancethe state of being assured: such as
complementaryserving to fill out or complete
chaffingthe seed coverings and other debris separated from the seed in threshing grain
assiduousshowing great care, attention, and effort : marked by careful unremitting attention or persistent application
maneuvera military or naval movement
baubletrinket
impedeto interfere with or slow the progress of